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  • n. Plural form of videodisc.


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  • But it stored the data on videodiscs on Acorn microcomputers, both of which have long since become obsolete.

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  • Horio Seisakusho Co., a diversified manufacturer based in heavily damaged Ishinomaki City, is a 52-worker company that boasts a 30% market share in optical units that read Blu-ray and other digital videodiscs.

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  • The studio, a unit of Time Warner Inc., hopes that the two-year agreement, which starts next month with the release of the hit "The Blind Side," will help maximize its revenue from selling videodiscs and from cable systems 'video-on-demand services, both of which are more profitable for the studio than rentals.

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  • Oh, and if anyone wants a box full of those ancient videodiscs, lemme know.

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  • You'll also need special videodiscs, in so-called letter-box format, that show the entire width of a movie.

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  • The company said it lost about 160 billion yen on its attempt to make the HD-DVD format the standard for the next generation of digital videodiscs.

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  • "They take the discs but they throw away the boxes," says Wang Dan, a saleswoman in a Dandong music store that regularly sells South Korean videodiscs to Northern customers.


  • For those who don't, enterprising dealers record the footage on videodiscs and sell them for a pittance.

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  • The NYT arti­cle also referred to DVDs as “dig­i­tal videodiscs” — which is what the acronym refers to, yes, but who calls them that any­more?

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  • I was hooked, particularly when videodiscs players replaced the VCRs.

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