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quad-speed

Syllabification: quad-speed
Pronunciation: /ˈkwädˌspēd/

Definition of quad-speed in English:

adjective

(Of a CD-ROM drive, especially formerly) capable of revolving the CD-ROM at a speed of 920 rpm.
Example sentences
  • Space is saved by the choice of a DVD-ROM / CD-RW combination drive, so you get both in one drive bay, offering six-speed DVD playback and quad-speed CD rewriting.
  • The specifications may not be that great (eight-speed CD-R, quad-speed CD-RW).

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