DVD

Abbreviation for 'Digital Versatile Disc', capable of holding many times more data than a CD

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Digital Video Disk

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Digital Video Disk: This new medium can store large amounts of data on one disk that looks like a CD, including full length films with high-quality sound and pictures.
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Digital Video/Versatile Disk, details ...
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Digital Versatile Disc, originally Digital Video Disc. An optical medium that stores binary digital information by the reflection or scattering of laser light.
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Digital Versatile Disk (Digital Video Disk): a video format for storing full length motion picture images on a 5� (120mm) compact disc (CD) using MPEG-2 compression for “better than VHS� quality. It is the same size as a CD but stores from 4.38 GB (seven times CD capacity) on a single sided, single layer disk. DVDs can also be doubl...
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DVD

Digital Versatile Disc, or Digital Video Disc, or Digital Video Display
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Digital Versatile Disk. A compact-disc format with much higher capacity than traditional CD-ROM.
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DVD stands for 'Digital Versatile Disc'. Physically, a DVD is virtually indistinguishable from a compact disc (CDs) - appropriately enough, as both media are very similar. The crucial difference is that while a CD can only store a maximum of 650 megabytes of data, a basic DVD can store 4.7 gigabytes as a minimum, and possibly up to four times that ...
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Digital Versatile Disk. A disk that can be used to store several multimedia formats including video.
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Digital video disc, holds 4.7Gb as opposed to the 650Mb of a CD
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Digital Video Disk An optical storage medium that can store up to 4.7 Gigabytes ( single layer ), 8.5 GB (double layer ), 9.4 GB (double sided, single layer ), or 17 GB (double sided, double layer ). Transfer rates and seek times are similar to those of CD-ROM for currently available drives. The DVD spec included higher level specs for audio and v...
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Digital Versatile Disk, a new standard to save data on a CD ROM similar structure. Due to its high memory capacity the DVD is also able to digitally store movies. The quality is considerably better than S-VHS.
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(from the article `Computers and Information Systems`) The two types of high-definition DVD players, Sony`s Blu-ray and Toshiba`s HD DVD, continued to battle over which one would become the industry ... A battle over standards threatened to disrupt the introduction in 2006 of next-generation DVD players that would be able to play high-d...
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(Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) A type of optical disk similar to the CD-ROM but with much greater storage capacity. A DVD holds a minimum of 4.7GB of data, enough for a full-length movie. DVD drives are backward-compatible with CD-ROMs, so they can play old CD-ROMs, CD-I disks, and video CDs.
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DVD

DVD (sometimes explained as `digital video disc` or `digital versatile disc`) is a digital optical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995. DVDs can be played in multiple types of players, including DVD players. DVDs offer higher storage capacity than compact discs while having the same dime...
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DVD

' Digital Video Disk ' An optical storage medium that can store up to 4.7 Gigabytes ( single layer ), 8.5 GB (double layer ), 9.4 GB (double sided, single layer ), or 17 GB (double sided, double layer ). Transfer rates and seek times are similar to those of CD-ROM for currently available drives. The DVD spec included higher level ...
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Officially known as the Digital Video Disc, though marketers unofficially refer to it as the Digital Versatile Disc. DVD uses a 5-inch disc with anywhere from 4.5 Gb (single layer, single-sided) to 17 Gb storage capacity (double-layer, double sided). It uses MPEG2 compression to encode 720:480p resolution, full-motion video and Dolby Digital to enc...
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Digital Versatile Disk. Somewhat like a CD-ROM disk, but with an exceedingly high storage capacity of very many gigabytes, sufficient for several films and many sound and subtitle channels.
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DVD once stood for digital video disc or digital versatile disc, but now it just stands for DVD -- the next generation of optical disc storage technology. DVD is essentially a bigger, faster CD that can hold cinema-like video, better-than-CD audio, and computer data. DVD Demystified FAQ.
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A technology that uses five inch discs similar to CD-ROMs but which can hold much more data. A DVD disc can deliver multi-channel sound and TV images three times sharper than videotape. DVD players, expected to debut in late 1996, will be interoperable with televisions, stereos, personal computers and some video games. Unlike CDs, DVDs can hold dat...
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DVD

DVD: see digital versatile disc.
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Disk format for storing digital information. Double-layer double-sided DVDs can hold 28 times the data stored on compact discs (CDs). Pre-recorded DVDs have a storage capacity of 4.7 gigabytes per layer per side and can hold a full-length feature film and many extras. As with CDs, inf...
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Digital Versatile Disc - Introduced in 1996, the optical discs share the same overall dimensions of a CD, but have significantly higher capacities - holding from 4 to 28 times as much data.
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Digital Versatile Disk. DVD is DVD recorded on a DVD-R or DVD-RW disc.
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