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CD-ROM

 (sē′dē′rŏm′)
n.
A compact disc that functions as read-only memory.
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CD-ROM

(-ˈrɒm)
n
(Electronics) compact disc read-only memory; a compact disc used with a computer system as a read-only optical disk
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CD-ROM

(ˈsiˌdiˈrɒm)

n.
a compact disc on which a large amount of digitized read-only data can be stored. Compare ROM.
[1985–90; c(ompact) d(isc) r(ead-)o(nly) m(emory)]
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CD-ROM

(sē′dē′rŏm′)
A compact disk containing permanently stored data that cannot be altered.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.CD-ROM - a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system)CD-ROM - 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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Translations

CD-ROM

[ˌsiːdiːˈrɒm]
A. N ABBR =compact disc read-only memoryCD-ROM m
B. CPD CD-ROM drive Nunidad f de CD-ROM
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

CD-ROM

[ˈsiːdiːˈrɒm] n abbr (=compact disc read-only memory) → CD-ROM m invCD-ROM drive [ˌsiːdiːˈrɒmdraɪv] nlecteur m de CD-ROM
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

CD-ROM

abbr of compact disk - read only memoryCD-ROM f; CD-ROM driveCD-ROM-Laufwerk nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

CD-ROM

[ˌsiːdiːˈrɒm] n abbr =compact disc read-only memoryCD-rom m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

CD

(siːˈdiː) noun (abbreviation)
compact disc.
CD player noun
an electrical instrument for playing compact discs.
CD-ˈROM noun (abbreviation)
compact disk read-only memory; a disk which stores information that can be displayed on a computer.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

CD-ROM

مُحَرِّكُ القُرْصِ الـمَضْغُوط CD-ROM cd-rom CD-ROM δίσκος CD-ROM CD-ROM CD-ROM CD-ROM CD-ROM CD-ROM CD-ROM CD롬 cd-rom CD-ROM CD-ROM CD-ROM компакт-диск, предназначенный для использования на компьютере CD-ROM-skiva ซีดี-รอม CD-ROM đĩa chứa dữ liệu chỉ đọc 光盘驱动器
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