rewritable optical disc


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rewritable optical disc

An optical disc that can be re-recorded many times. CD and DVD media are typically used by consumers and small business, while magneto-optic, UDO and WORM media are used in the enterprise. See CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, magneto-optic disk, UDO and WORM.
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