Entry from US English dictionary
A DVD on which recordings can be made and erased a number of times.
More example sentences
- Their rewritable DVD-RW is supposed to be readable in DVD-ROM drives and DVD-Video players.
- The DVD + RW and DVD-RW are both rewritable, just like the DVD-RAM.
- There's a DVD-RW and 17-inch digital TFT screen, plus a PCMCIA and card reader.
abbreviation of DVD rewritable (or random-access memory).