2: being an electronic storage medium capable of having new data written on ita writable DVD
Examples of writable in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThere was the 1998 release of the iMac that — to some customers' horror — did away with the floppy disk drive, featuring only a re-writable CD drive.
Clare Duffy, CNN, 8 Dec. 2019 Writable surfaces such as chalkboard paint or large marker boards also let kids customize their room.
Melissa Kossler Dutton, chicagotribune.com, 8 Aug. 2017 That steep $2,000 sticker includes a knockout feature — a writable Blu-ray drive; at $1,600 without it, the laptop is a bargain.
Christopher Null, WIRED, 23 Oct. 2007 After this, the attacker can access the world-writable (non-restricted) file that controls which programs run on boot, and the attacker may add his own to the list.
Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 7 June 2017
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