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CD-R, CD-ROM, and DVD

  • By: Norman Clark
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

CD-R, CD-ROM, and DVD are all acronyms for types of digital optical recording media: CD-R stands for Compact Disc Recordable, CD-ROM is short for Compact Disc Read Only Memory, and DVD is the abbreviation for Digital Versatile (or Video) Disc. Digital ...

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