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DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.
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To test DVD, USA Today selected two devices from one of the industry's leaders, Thomson Consumer Electronics, Indianapolis, Ind.: the RCA RC5500P Digital Video Disc Player and RV3798 Five-Channel Dolby Pro Logic Surround Audio/Video Receiver.
The CD-R (compact disc recordable) and DVD (digital video disc) represent the next generation of the CD-ROM.
Digital video disc, or DVD, will revolutionise home recording on disc, rather than tape.
NEW YORK -- Some call them digital video disc players, while others insist digital versatile disc players is the correct terminology--but no one disputes that sales of DVDs are going through the roof.
In fiscal 2001, its first year as a "major electrical retailer," Tesco sold 45 million pounds' worth (about $64.8 million) of televisions and digital video disc (DVD) players.
This paper demonstrates how the Digital Video Disc (DVD) video player, with or without computer technology, can provide powerful and multiple functions within the college classroom (particularly the English-as-a-Second-Language classroom), enabling the teacher to design various film activities, create different subtitles for different ability level students, and facilitate students' increased participation in the content selection and the design of learning activities.
American has introduced into the first-class cabin of its Boeing 767-ER aircraft fleet a personal Panasonic digital video disc player containing an individual movie library of up to 20 discs and a set of Bose acoustic noise-cancelling headphones.
Just weeks ago it was impossible to buy a digital video disc player for less than pounds 300.
New technologies (digital video disc) or digital decoders for television are also heightening the risk of piracy.
The newest kid on the block: Digital Video Disc players.
Wild Things (Columbia TriStar, digital video disc, $29.99) is part noirish crime drama, part sexual smorgasbord, including the coupling of Neve Campbell and Denise Richards.
Since that time, Towa Video has brought hundreds of movies and other types of programming to video, laserdisc and digital video disc.

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