Definitions

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

  • n. A high-density compact disk for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-visual material.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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

  • n. 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(isk) and d(igital) v(ersatile) d(isk).

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