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NOUN (4)

1. a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores;
[syn: cadmium, Cd, atomic number 48]

2. the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin;
[syn: candle, candela, cd, standard candle]

3. a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest;
[syn: certificate of deposit, CD]

4. a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser;
[syn: compact disk, compact disc, CD]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. being one hundred more than three hundred;
[syn: four hundred, 400, cd]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

compact disk player \com"pact disk` play"er\(k[o^]m"p[a^]kt d[i^]sk` pl[=a]"[~e]r), n. an electronic device containing a laser, used to read or play back the data on a compact disk. The term is usually used for the type of device used to play music recordings. That used for data storgage n coputer applications is usually called a CD drive. Called also CD player and informally, CD. Syn: CD player. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cd \Cd\ n. 1. the chemical suymbol for cadmium, a metallic element of atomic number 48. Syn: cadmium. [WordNet 1.5] 2. the abbreviation for the candela, the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the System International d'Unites. [abbr.] Syn: candle, candela, standard candle. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

CD \CD\ n. 1. an acronym for compact disk, a disk-shaped recording of binary data that is smaller than a phonograph record, and is recorded and played back by a compact disk player, an electronic device containing a laser. The term is also used generically to refer to the medium as a data storage medium. Syn: compact disc, compact disk. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. a compact disk player. [informal] [PJC] 3. an acronym for certificate of deposit, a debt instrument issued by a bank for a fixed time period, usually paying interest. Syn: certificate of deposit. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cd adj 1: being one hundred more than three hundred [syn: four hundred, 400, cd] n 1: a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores [syn: cadmium, Cd, atomic number 48] 2: the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin [syn: candle, candela, cd, standard candle] 3: a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest [syn: certificate of deposit, CD] 4: a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser [syn: compact disk, compact disc, CD]
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

CD Carrier Detect (MODEM, RS-232)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

CD Committee Draft (ISO)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

CD Change Directory (DOS, Unix, OS/2)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

CD Compact Disk (CD)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

cd 1. change directory. 2. The country code for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire, zr). (1999-01-27)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Compact Disc CD (CD) (Not "disk", this spelling is part of the standard). A 4.72 inch disc developed by Sony and Philips that can store, on the same disc, still and/or moving images in monochrome and/or color; stereo or two separate sound tracks integrated with and/or separate from the images; and digital program and information files. The same fabrication process is used to make both audio CDs and CD-ROMs for storing computer data, the only difference is in the device used to read the CD (the player or drive). CD Information Center (http://cd-info.com/cd-info/CDInfoCenter.html). (1999-06-23)