CD-R


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CD-R

abbr.
compact disk-recordable

CD-R

abbreviation for
(Electronics) compact disc recordable: a compact disc that can be used to record only once. Compare CDE

Cdr.

or CDR,

Commander.

CD-R


n.
a compact disc onto which data can be written but not erased or modified.
[1985–90; C(ompact) D(isc)-R(ecordable)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.CD-R - a compact disc on which you can write only once and thereafter is read-only memory
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
Translations

CD-R

[ˌsiːdiːˈɑːr] nCD-R m inv
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The Terapin Video CD Recorder captures video input from camcorders, TVs, VCRs, DVDs or cable boxes and writes it to either a CD-R or CD-RW.
In fact, Hogan Yu, MCIC at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC has shown that all you need is a few recordable compact disks (CD-Rs), some alkanethiols, a splash of nitric acid, and a lot of ingenuity.
DVD-R media provides an archival life expectancy that is equal to or better than CD-R; for this reason, the format is suitable for long-term archival of any information that can be stored digitally.
Buzzsaw currently supports the Yahama CDR-100, Sony CDW-E1 using a command-line interface, Sony CDW-900E using a command-line interface, Sony CDU-920S, Sony CDU-924S, and Hewlett-Packard 4020i CD-Rs. Support for more models including new TEAC, Ricoh, and Pioneer CD-Rs and jukebox systems from CopyPro and other manufacturers will be announced soon.
While some lip service had been paid to the basic concept of using CD-R's cheap, large-capacity media for archiving and data storage, only in the last few months have a sufficient number of important companies--Meridian Data and Smart Storage are two of the leaders--articulated the technology basis, business practice models, and market for CD-R as a data storage alternative.