Share this entry
DVD-ROM Syllabification: DVD-ROM
Pronunciation: /dēːvēːdēːˈräːm/

Definition of DVD-ROM in English:


A DVD used as a read-only optical memory device for a computer system.
Example sentences
  • Backups are saved on DAT units, DVD-ROM or optical disks.
  • Optical storage devices, such as WORM, Rewritable, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, and CD-ROM can be added on-the-fly with no downtime.
  • Standing for Digital Versatile Disk Read-Only Memory, DVD-ROM uses discs that are similar to CD-ROM discs but typically hold seven to eight times more data.


Abbreviation of DVD read-only memory.

Definition of DVD-ROM in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources