Definition of CD-R in English:

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CD-R

noun

trademark
A blank compact disc which can be recorded on once only.
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.

Origin

1980s: abbreviation of compact disc recordable.

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Syllabification: CD-R

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