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com·pact disc

or com·pact disk  (kŏm′păkt′)
n. Abbr. CD
A small optical disc on which data such as music, text, or graphic images is digitally encoded.

compact disc

(ˈkɒmpækt)
n
(Electronics) a small digital audio disc on which sound is recorded as a series of metallic pits enclosed in PVC; the disc is spun by the compact disc player and read by an optical laser system. Also called: compact audio disc Abbreviation: CD or CAD

com′pact disc′


n.
a small optical disc on which music, data, or images are digitally recorded for playback. Abbr.: CD
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compact disc - a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph recordcompact disc - a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser
audio CD, audio compact disc - compact discs used to reproduce sound (voice and music)
CD-R, CD-WO, compact disc recordable, compact disc write-once - a compact disc on which you can write only once and thereafter is read-only memory
CD-ROM, 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
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
recording - a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
Translations
قُرْص مَضْغُوطقُرص مكثّف
kompaktní disk
cdcompactdisc
CD-levy
kompakt disk
kompaktlemez
コンパクトディスク
콤팩트디스크
kompaktná platňa
kompaktna plošča
cd-skiva
แผ่นดิสก์
kompakt diskyoğun disk
đĩa CD

compact disc

nCompact Disc f, → Compact Disk f; compact disc playerCD-Spieler m

compact disc

ncompact disc m inv

compact2

(ˈkompӕkt) noun
an agreement. The management and trade union leaders finally signed a compact.
ˌcompact ˈdisc noun
(also CD) a disc on which sound or information is recorded.

compact disc

قُرْص مَضْغُوط kompaktní disk cd Compact Disc συμπιεσμένος δίσκος disco compacto CD-levy disque compact kompakt disk compact disc コンパクトディスク 콤팩트디스크 compact disc CD-plate płyta kompaktowa disco compacto компакт-диск cd-skiva แผ่นดิสก์ kompakt disk đĩa CD 激光唱片
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