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DVD+R1

Syllabification: DVD+R

noun

1A blank DVD on which data, including music and movies, can be permanently recorded and read using the DVD+R format.
1.1A format for recordable DVDs used by some companies.

Origin

abbreviation of DVD plus recordable.

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DVD-R2

Syllabification: DVD-R

noun

1A blank DVD on which data, including music and movies, can be permanently recorded and read using the DVD-R format.
Example sentences
  • After recording, DVD-R discs can be read at the same rate as mass-produced replicated discs, depending on the ‘X’ factor of the DVD-ROM drive used.
  • However, today's DVD-RAM drives also read and write DVD-R to provide for the data interchange function.
  • Its format of choice is DVD + RW, which is able to read DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD + RW, but not DVD-RAM (it writes in DVD + RW format).
1.1A format for recordable DVDs used by some companies.
Example sentences
  • If you have an old system, one that has had a lot of problems with reading DVDs, then DVD-R might not be for you.
  • If you want to send me a movie that you produced on DVD-R or DVD-RAM, we may view it on my desktop DVD-RAM system or on the DVD recorder we're buying later this year.
  • DVD-RW is the rewritable version of DVD-R and is also compatible with many of the newer DVD-ROM drives and DVD-Video players.

Origin

abbreviation of DVD recordable.

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