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CD–ROM

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noun \ˌsē-ˌdē-ˈräm\

Simple Definition of CD–ROM

  • : a small plastic disk on which large amounts of information (such as books, pictures, or computer programs) are stored in a form that cannot be changed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of CD–ROM

  1. :  a CD containing computer data that cannot be altered

Origin of cd–rom

compact disc read-only memory


First Known Use: 1983

Other Computer-Related Terms


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "CD–ROM"


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