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CD-ROM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does CD-ROM mean? 

CD-ROM (noun)
  The noun CD-ROM has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: CD-ROM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CD-ROM (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

CD-ROM; compact disc read-only memory

Hypernyms ("CD-ROM" is a kind of...):

CD; compact disc; compact disk (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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