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DVD

 (dē′vē-dē′)
n.
A high-density optical disc for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-visual material.

[d(igital) v(ideo)d(isc) and d(igital) v(ersatile) d(isc).]

DVD

abbreviation for
(Communications & Information) digital versatile or digital video disk: an optical disk used to store audio, video, or computer data, esp feature films for home viewing

DVD

an optical disc that can store a very large amount of digital data, as text, music, or images.
[1990–95; orig. d(igital) v(ideo) d(isc); then d(igital) v(ersatile) d(isc); now an abbreviation only]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dvd - a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television setDVD - a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set
optical disc, optical disk - a disk coated with plastic that can store digital data as tiny pits etched in the surface; is read with a laser that scans the surface
Translations
DVD
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DVD
DVD
DVD
DVD
DVD
digitalna videoplošča
DVD-skiva
ดีวีดี
đĩa DVD
DVD光盘

DVD

A. N ABBR =digital versatile or video discDVD m, disco m de vídeo digital, disco digital polivalente
B. CPD DVD burner Ngrabadora f de DVDs
DVD player Nlector m de DVDs
DVD-Rom NDVD-Rom m
DVD writer Ngrabadora f de DVDs

DVD

[ˌdiːviːˈdiː] n abbr (=digital versatile disc) → DVD m
on DVD → en DVD
I've got that film on DVD → J'ai ce film en DVD.

DVD

n abbr of digital versatileorvideo discDVD f

DVD

:
DVD burner
nDVD-Brenner m
DVD player
nDVD-Player m
DVD recorder
nDVD-Rekorder m
DVD-Rom
nDVD-Rom f
DVD writer
nDVD-Brenner m

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دي في دي DVD dvd DVD δίσκος DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD dvd DVD DVD DVD DVD DVD-skiva ดีวีดี DVD đĩa DVD DVD光盘
References in periodicals archive ?
The slim external DRX-S70U burner supports 8X DVD+/-R, 4X DVD+/-R DL, 8X DVD+RW, 6X DVD-RW, 5X DVD-RAM, and 24X CD-R/RW recording speeds.
LINK interface: 400 Mbit/s max -- Random access time: 140 ms (CD-ROM), 135 ms (DVD-ROM) -- Buffer memory: 2 MB -- Buffer under-run error protection technology: Sony Power-Burn conformed -- Recording method (CD): Disc at Once, Track at Once, Session at Once, Packet Writing(DVD): Random Access Write (DVD+RW/DVD-RW/CD-RW), Sequential Write (DVD+R/+R DL/+RW, DVD-R/-RW/CD-R/RW) -- Compatible disc format: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD-R, CD-ROM, CD-DA, Video CD, Photo CD (multi-session), CD TEXT, CD Extra, and others
DVD-RW is Pioneer's evolutionary development of existing CD-RW/DVD-R technology, which became available at the end of 1999, while the alternative DVD+RW standard was developed by Phillips and Sony.
Ultra DMA Mode 4 * Random access time: 130 ms (CD-ROM), 140 ms (DVD-ROM) * Buffer memory: 2 MB * Buffer under-run error protection technology: Sony Power-Burn(TM) conformed (CD writing only) * Recording method (CD): Disc at Once, Track at Once, Session at Once, Packet Writing (DVD): Random Access Write (DVD+RW/DVD-RW/CD-RW), Sequential Write (DVD+R/+R DL/+RW, DVD-R/-RW/CD-R/RW) * Compatible disc format: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD-R, CD-ROM, CD-DA, Video CD, Photo CD (multi-session), CD TEXT, CD Extra, and others Sony DRX-830U DVD/CD Rewritable Drive * Hi-Speed USB (USB2.
The new drives also support up to 4X DVD+RW and DVD-R recording, as well as 2X DVD-RW, 40X CD-R and 24X CD-RW recording, making them among the fastest and most proficient on the market.
The new DVR-A05 offers a substantial recording speed increase for DVD-R and DVD-RW, which means a lot less time spent waiting for video and other data to be recorded.
There are three competing re-recordable DVD formats currently available: DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW.
The DVD-R and DVD-RW formats use CLV technology, the mode used for the various CD formats and DVD-Video.
Sony's award-winning Dual RW drives, which started shipping a year ago this month, were the PC industry's first combination drives to support the DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW and DVD-R formats.
To write data and then erase or change that data on the same disc, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW are available.