Definition of rewritable in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /rēˈrīdəb(ə)l/


(Of a storage medium) supporting overwriting of previously recorded data.
Example sentences
  • DVD-RAM (DVD Random Access Memory) is the official DVD Forum-approved rewritable format.
  • Toshiba's new model SDR1002 reads CDs at only 24X and records both write-once and rewritable media at what is nowadays a rather pokey 4X speed.
  • Maxell, for example, is planning to provide write-once and rewritable media to support RAM, RW, and + RW hardware.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: re·writ·a·ble

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.