Definition of cd

 (Entry 1 of 5)

1 candela
2 candle
3 cord

Cd

symbol

Definition of Cd (Entry 2 of 5)

cadmium
\ ˌsē-ˈdē How to pronounce CD (audio) \

Definition of CD (Entry 3 of 5)

Definition of CD (Entry 4 of 5)

: a small optical disk usually containing recorded music or computer data also : the content (such as music or a computer program) of a CD released as a unit promoting her latest CD

Definition of CD (Entry 5 of 5)

1 carried down
2 civil defense
3 [French corps diplomatique] diplomatic corps

First Known Use of cd

Noun (1)

1866, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1979, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cd

Noun (2)

compact disc

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“Cd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cd. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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CD

noun
\ ˌsē-ˈdē How to pronounce CD (audio) \

Kids Definition of CD

: a small plastic disk on which information (as music or computer data) is recorded

Medical Definition of cd

 (Entry 1 of 3)

candela

Cd

symbol

Medical Definition of Cd (Entry 2 of 3)

cadmium

Medical Definition of CD (Entry 3 of 3)

1 cluster of differentiation used with a number to denote any of numerous antigenic proteins found chiefly on the surface of white blood cells (such as T cells or B cells) — see cd4, cd8
2 communicable disease
3 constant drainage
4 contagious disease
5 convulsive disorder
6 curative dose

Legal Definition of CD

certificate of deposit

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