Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A high-density optical disc for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-visual material.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An optical disc, typically one holding a commercially-recorded movie.
  • initialism Digital Versatile Disc, the use of which is deprecated in favor of (2)
  • initialism Digital Video Disc

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[d(igital) v(ideo)d(isc) and d(igital) v(ersatile) d(isc).]

Examples

  • I even went out and bought the special edition DVD – once it no longer broke the Rule of DVD*, of course.

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  • WRT the hardware question, the entire world sells region-free DVD players in the open, whereas they are oddly missing in the retailers over here. in fact, a stereo system that i bought last year in india played divx and xvid files along with vcds, mp3s, jpegs and any-region dvds also DVD+/- R/RW, for less than $250.

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  • I wanted desperately to shove a DVD up his butt sideways… but I refrained for the sake of the DVD… came home and tried again to take a nap with no luck.

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  • Features a 2MB buffer, 16x DVD read speed, 24x DVD+/- write speed, 12x DL write speed, and a SATA interface.

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  • DVD, DVD+/- R, DVD+/- RW, (S) VCD, and CD all of them can play on the DVD player.

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  • Step 1: Select and run "DVD Ripper for Mac", Click "Load DVD" button to load your DVD.

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  • DVD Up-Conversion - The BDP-83 uses the same VRS ™ by Anchor Bay (DVDO) de-interlacing and scaling technology as in our award-winning DV-983H DVD player.

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  • Single Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/- RW) w/double layer write capability

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  • Single Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/- RW) w/double layer write capability

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