videodisk, videodisc, DVD(noun)
a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set
An optical disc, typically one holding a commercially-recorded movie.
Digital Versatile Disc, the use of which is deprecated in favor of (2)
Digital Video Disc
DVD is an optical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995. DVDs offer higher storage capacity than compact discs while having the same dimensions. Pre-recorded DVDs are mass-produced using molding machines that physically stamp data onto the DVD. Such discs are known as DVD-ROM, because data can only be read and not written nor erased. Blank recordable DVD discs can be recorded once using a DVD recorder and then function as a DVD-ROM. Rewritable DVDs can be recorded and erased multiple times. DVDs are used in DVD-Video consumer digital video format and in DVD-Audio consumer digital audio format, as well as for authoring AVCHD discs. DVDs containing other types of information may be referred to as DVD data discs.
What does DVD stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the DVD acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
The numerical value of DVD in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of DVD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The DVD audience is a little older. They want the physical DVD, the bulk of our YouTube audience is younger.
A family member opened the DVD thinking it was a video of her sister’s newborn baby, then she watched it and freaked out. She had nightmares for years.
When you put people in a theater or (they watch) a blue ray DVD, they are watching in the comfort of their home, but to physically be inside a tram car and experience your favorite franchise as a theme park ride, it definitely raises the bar.
I think you are going to see a turning point; you can see that happening in our politics right now, i think people are so fed up with the status quo. Sorbo's latest faith-based flick Joseph and Mary, out on DVD July 5th, focuses on the story of Joseph.
I can’t definitely say that these episodes haven’t run uncut since they aired on NBC, but most people haven’t seen them [uncut] unless they own the series on DVD, these are good shows and we hope to bring some new people to the ‘Star Trek’ franchise.
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