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English definition of “CD-ROM”

CD-ROM

noun [C or U]     /ˌsiː.diːˈrɒm/ US  /-ˈrɑːm/
B1 abbreviation for compact disc read-only memory: a compact disc that holds large amounts of information that can be read by a computer but cannot be changed: Cambridge dictionaries are available on CD-ROM.Computer programming and software
(Definition of CD-ROM noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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