Meaning of “CD-ROM” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “CD-ROM” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"CD-ROM" in American English

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CD-ROMnoun [ C ]


a CD that contains information that can be read on a computer but not changed

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"CD-ROM" in Business English

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CD-ROMnoun [ C or U ]

also CD-Rom uk /ˌsiːdiːˈrɒm/ us 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.

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