Definition of Compact disc

1. Noun. A digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser.

Definition of Compact disc

1. Noun. An optical disc used to store audio or other data ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compact Disc

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compact-disk burner
compact bone
compact car
compact disc (current term)
compact disc read-only memory
compact disc recordable
compact disc write-once
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Literary usage of Compact disc

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1. Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, Rtecs: A Comprehensive Guide edited by Doris V. Sweet (1993)
"CHEM-BANK™ by SilverPlatter The CHEM-BANK™ compact disc marketed by SilverPlatter Information Inc., contains the complete RTECS® file along with the ..."

2. Adult Literacy And New Technologies: Tools For A Lifetime by Office of Technology Assessment (1994)
"... Assessment System CBE computer-based education CBO community-based organization CD compact disc CD-I compact disc-interactive CD-ROM compact disc-read ..."

3. Copyright & Home Copying: Technology Challenges the Law by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"compact disc Video: compact disc video (CD-V) is a laser disc format carrying digital ... Recordable/Erasable compact disc: As the controversy concerning ..."

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