noun \ˌsē-ˌdē-ˈräm\

: 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

Full Definition of CD-ROM

:  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

adware, flash, kludge, phishing, recursive, router
CD-ROM Defined for Kids


noun \ˌsē-ˌdē-ˈräm\

Definition of CD-ROM for Kids

:  a CD that contains computer data that cannot be changed


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