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DVD

abbrevation for digital video disk, an optical computer disk that is used to digitally store large graphic and video content in two layers (gold and silver). A DVD can hold many gigabytes of information. Commercial DVDs contain entire motion pictures or other video data. Compare compact disc.

DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.

DVD,

n the acronym for digital versatile disk or digital video disk. A high-density compact disk for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-video material.
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On DTV 738, Bonnie Bernstein interviews Air Force coach Joe Scott at halftime with his 11-seeded team up by five over six-seed North Carolina.
Nor are they happy that the bill for "loaned" spectrum will soon come due, especially given most Americans' unwillingness to buy DTV products.
He claims that the number of Americans with nonsubscription television service is far lower, and that the addition of DTV tuners is simply a waste of money for people with cable and satellite service.
Because OMVC anticipates that some Mobile DTV services will use service protection, both profiles require support for conditional access.
Over the short term, broadcasters will have to decide whether to install new towers to send DTV signals or add the equipment to existing towers.
Valups is showing the new Tivizen, a credit-card sized Mobile DTV receiver that beams TV signals to an awaiting Wi-Fi device like the iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, or laptop.
Congress took a landmark step last year towards ensuring that public safety officials have the means they need to communicate in times of crisis, but the job isn't complete," said Jeffrey Connaughton, executive director of the High Tech DTV Coalition.
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