DVD

an optical disk that can store a very large amount of digital data, as text, music, or images.

Origin:
1990–95; orig. d(igital) v(ideo) d(isk); then d(igital) v(ersatile) d(isk); now an abbreviation only

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DVD
 
abbreviation for
digital versatile or digital video disk: an optical disk used to store audio, video, or computer data, esp feature films for home viewing

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DVD   (dē'vē-dē')  Pronunciation Key 
A compact disk designed to store large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-visual material.
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DVD definition


An abbreviation for digital versatile disc or digital video disc. A DVD is a high-capacity disc storage system. It is often preferred to move videotapes for its superior sound and video quality.

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DVD definition


Digital Versatile Disc

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
DVD
  1. digital versatile disc

  2. digital videodisc

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After denying any wrong doing, he was shown the dvd of the surveillance video.
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