Definition of 'compact disc'
Example sentences containing 'compact disc'
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It is available on compact disc and digital download formats. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The joint venture will make chemicals used to produce plastic bottles, compact discs, computers and agricultural chemicals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'compact disc'
British English: compact disc /ˈkɒmpækt dɪsk/ NOUN
Compact discs are small discs on which sound, especially music, is recorded. The abbreviation `CD' is also used.
- American English: compact disc
- Arabic: قُرْص مَضْغُوط
- Brazilian Portuguese: disco compacto
- Chinese: 激光唱片
- Croatian: kompakt disk
- Czech: kompaktní disk
- Danish: cd
- Dutch: compact disc
- European Spanish: disco compacto
- Finnish: CD-levy
- French: disque compact
- German: Compact Disc
- Greek: συμπιεσμένος δίσκος
- Italian: compact disc
- Japanese: コンパクトディスク
- Korean: 콤팩트디스크
- Norwegian: CD-plate
- Polish: płyta kompaktowa
- European Portuguese: disco compacto
- Romanian: compact disc
- Russian: компакт-диск
- Spanish: disco compacto
- Swedish: cd-skiva
- Thai: แผ่นดิสก์
- Turkish: kompakt disk
- Ukrainian: компакт-диск
- Vietnamese: đĩa CD
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