Definition of CD-R in English:


Syllabification: CD-R


  • A blank compact disc which can be recorded on once only.
    More example sentences
    • Many wise men thought our problems were solved with the advent of the CD-R aka recordable compact disc.
    • CD burning software developer Optima Technology has sued rival Roxio and threatened any other company that allows users to record information onto a CD-R.
    • A CD-R or a DVD may last 100 years, although we don't really know for sure.


1980s: abbreviation of compact disc recordable.

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