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CD-ROM

noun [C or U] ( also CD-Rom)
 
 
/ˌsiːdiːˈrɒm/ IT
abbreviation for compact disc read only memory: a plastic disc that holds large amounts of data that can be read by a computer but cannot be changed: on CD-ROM The guides are also available on CD-ROM. →  Compare DVD
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