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CD-ROM

Compact disk-read only memory Informatics A compact disk, capable of holding ± 750 MB of permanent data, which is recorded or burned only once. Cf CD-RW.

CD-ROM,

n the acronym for compact disk/read-only memory. These disks are used to store program information (software) for computer programs. Information and instructions can be retrieved from these disks, but information cannot be added or revised without destruction of the existing data.
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Instead of a disposable filter media, Sierra uses a permanent media vacuum design capable of automatically filtering coolant to just 8 to 10 ppm.
An industrial-strength printing solution designed for heavy-duty use and long-life, the Xstreamjet provides permanent media printing with water-resistant media and can be paired with almost any media publishing technology or Microtech's Xpress Series of CD/DVD/BD publishing solutions.
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You can't hack a system that is burned into permanent media.

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