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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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.
Optical storage technology includes laser videodisc (LV), compact audio disc (CD), compact disc read-only memory (CD-ROM).

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