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Translingual

Number

CD

  1. A Roman numeral representing four hundred (400).

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English

Homophones

Initialism

Singular
CD

Plural
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CD ({{{1}}}) n
  1. compact disk: A form of digital media that is based on the use of a laser to read from a plastic disc in a reader device known as a CD drive. It comes in several varieties including the CD-ROM (ROM=read-only memory) which cannot be written to except during manufacturing, the CD-R (recordable), which can be written to exactly once, and the CD-RW (re-writable), which can be written to as many times as one wishes (to a limit).
  2. Certificate of deposit: used by financial institutions
  3. Corps diplomatique: a decal found on automobiles to indicate diplomatic status
  4. Creative director: head of the creative department (e.g. advertising agencies)
  5. Corporate design: specific design features of a company, corporate identity CI
  6. Collision detection: used by an Ethernet network to detect when two computers are sending frames at the same time, and also to deal with such collisions when they happen
  7. circular dichroism

Abbreviation

CD

  1. Democratic Republic of the Congo, a member state of the United Nations.

Japanese

Abbreviation

CD

  1. compact disk
    • それはヘビメタのCDです。
      それはへびめたのしーでぃーです。
      Sore ha hebimeta no CD desu.
      That is a CD of heavy metal.
  2. cash dispenser; an automatic cash machine for withdrawing.
    • コンビニのCDからお金を引き出しました。
      こんびにのしーでぃーからおかねをひきだしました。
      Konbini no CD kara okane wo hikidashi mashita.
      I withdrew a money from a CD at a convenient store.

Synonyms

compact disk

cash dispenser

Related terms

cash dispenser


Mandarin

Noun

CD (Pinyin CD, traditional and simplified CD)

  1. compact disk

Norwegian

Initialism

CD m. (definite singular CD'en; indefinite plural CD'er; definite plural CD'ene)

  1. CD (disc)

Spanish

Initialism

CD

  1. CD (compact disc)

Synonyms

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