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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
dvd
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
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DVD recorders are beginning to drive the market for non-PC DVD hardware, a trend that keeps the overall global DVD hardware market on the rise.
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