Definition of DVD-ROM in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdēˌvēˌdēˈräm/


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.

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Syllabification: DVD-ROM

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