DVD

noun \ ˌdē-(ˌ)vē-ˈdē \

Definition of DVD

:a high-capacity optical disk format; also :an optical disk using such a format and containing especially a video recording (such as a movie) or computer data

Examples of dvd in a Sentence

  1. The movie just came out on DVD.

  2. Do you want to pick up a few DVDs for the weekend?

Origin and Etymology of dvd

digital video disc


DVD Defined for English Language Learners

DVD

noun

Definition of DVD for English Language Learners

  • : a computer disk that contains a large amount of information (such as a movie); also : a movie that is recorded on a DVD


DVD Defined for Kids

DVD

noun \ ˌdē-ˌvē-ˈdē \

Definition of DVD for Students

plural DVDs
:a plastic disk that is used to store information (as computer data or a movie) and is read using a laser

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