compact disc read-only memory


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Noun1.compact disc read-only memory - a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system)compact disc read-only memory - a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system); a large amount of digital information can be stored and accessed but it cannot be altered by the user
compact disc, compact disk, CD - a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser
fixed storage, read-only memory, read-only storage, ROM - (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
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7 Parity preserve/Prohibit Repeated Minimum Transition Run length EFM+ = Eight to Fourteen Modulation Plus EFM = Eight to Fourteen Modulation ATAPI = Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface DVD-ROM = Digital Versatile Disc Read-Only Memory DVD-R/RW = Digital Versatile Disc Minus Recordable/Re-Writable DVD+R/RW = Digital Versatile Disc Plus Recordable/Re-Writable CD-ROM = Compact Disc Read-Only Memory CD-R/RW = Compact Disc Recordable/Re-Writable HD-DVD = High Definition Digital Versatile Disc About Atmel
CD-ROM stands for Compact Disc Read-Only Memory, which means your computer can read data from these discs but can't write data back.
Incorporated in Taiwan, the Republic of China, Lite-On is a large manufacturer of computer monitors and compact disc read-only memory (CD-ROM) drives.

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