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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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In fact, CMC and Ritek have respectively become part of Japanese firms' OEM (original equipment manufacturing) supply chains in recent years after surviving fierce competition against their Taiwanese counterparts, as they are steadfastly dedicated to blu-ray DVD discs and ultimately become capable of volume production.
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