Definition of write-once in English:

Share this entry

write-once

Pronunciation: /ˈrītwəns/

adjective

Computing
Denoting a memory or storage device, typically an optical one, on which data, once written, cannot be modified.
Example sentences
  • Over 20 billion optical discs - including ROM, write-once and rewritable CD and DVD discs - are produced each year, according to the two firms.
  • By using removable write-once media, the data protection takes place at the recording structure of the media or in the drive firmware.
  • A different, write-once storage location for the database greatly would improve the security of the system as well.
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.