from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A compact disc that functions as read-only memory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system); a large amount of digital information can be stored and accessed but it cannot be altered by the user.
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compact disk- read only memory.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system); a large amount of digital information can be stored and accessed but it cannot be altered by the user
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The system combined the TurboGrafx-16 and an enhanced version of the CD-ROM drive (the "Super CD-ROM²") into a single unit.
The rest of the CD-ROM is a Myst-like game comprising 3-D renditions of old Dylan haunts in Greenwich Village, like the Perplexed Onion coffeehouse.
Applications that were CD-ROM based were becoming web-based, and all of these programs needed online help systems, training programs, and documentation.
During the dark ages of technology -- this would be 1984 or so -- I found myself lucky enough to go to the first-ever Microsoft conference on CD-ROM, AKA "CD-ROM: The New Papyrus," held in Seattle, Washington.
Futures Research Methodology version 3.0, edited by Jerome C. Glenn and Theodore J. Gordon, bills itself as the largest and most comprehensive collection of methods and tools to explore future possibilities ever assembled in one resource: a CD-ROM with 39 chapters totaling about 1,300 pages.
In the full CD-ROM version, voice talent was supplied by Tim Curry (a curious choice), Leah Rimini, Mark Hamill and Michael Dorn.
I have an old CD-ROM which is "dual-platform" and I want to access the Windows files on it.
Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel (2003, CD-ROM)
This whole movie looks like a mid-90's CD-ROM alopecoid25
This CD-ROM will only be available for a limited time!