See also: Cd, cD, cd, .cd, and C.D.

TranslingualEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SymbolEdit

CD

  1. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

CD

  1. Corps Diplomatique, diplomatic corps (collective body of foreign diplomats accredited to a particular country or body)

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of various terms and phrases.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

CD (countable and uncountable, plural CDs)

  1. Initialism of compact disc; a disc once commonly used to store data, and especially for the distribution of music and software.
    I misplaced the Windows 98 install CD.
    • 1980 April 13, Allan Kozinn, “The Future is Digital”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Called Compact Discs (CD for short) and expected to enter the market by 1983, they play an hour per side and are virtually indestructible.
    1. (metonymically, dated) An album; a collection of musical recordings (or, occasionally, other audio such as spoken word).
      Mariah Carey's new CD has some R'n'B influences.
  2. (diplomacy, now rare) Initialism of corps diplomatique, the diplomatic corps of a particular country.
    • 1955, Graham Greene, The Quiet American:
      Along the route to Tanyin flowed a fast stream of staff and C.D. cars.
    • 1978, Kingsley Amis, Jake's Thing, Vintage 2007, p. 8:
      Jake lengthened his stride and crossed the road in front of a double-parked car, large, black and with CD plates.
  3. (finance) Abbreviation of certificate of deposit.
  4. (business) Initialism of creative director, head of the creative department (for example of an advertising agency).
  5. (business) Initialism of corporate design, specific design features of a company, corporate identity CI. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?)
  6. (networking) Initialism of collision detection.
  7. (nautical) Initialism of chart datum.
  8. Initialism of cross-dresser.
  9. (chemistry, physics) Initialism of circular dichroism.
  10. (immunology, biochemistry) Initialism of cluster of differentiation.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

CD (third-person singular simple present CDs, present participle CDing, simple past and past participle CDed)

  1. To cross-dress.
    • 1993 January 5, "Tierney Dhewitrei" (username), about me, is it familiar?, in alt.transgendered, Usenet:
      By now I did not feel right without a bra and panties whenever I CD'ed.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

NounEdit

CD m (plural CDs)

  1. CD, compact disc

SynonymsEdit


ChineseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English CD.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

CD

  1. CD, compact disk (Classifier: m)

Derived termsEdit


CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English CD.

NounEdit

CD f (plural CD)

  1. (Luserna) CD (compact disc)

ReferencesEdit


FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈseːˌdeː/, [ˈs̠e̞ːˌde̞ː]

NounEdit

CD

  1. CD, compact disc

DeclensionEdit


FrenchEdit

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

CD m (plural CD)

  1. CD (compact disk)

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

 
CD

EtymologyEdit

From English CD.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

CD f (genitive CD, plural CDs or CD's or CD)

  1. CD (compact disc)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • CD” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English CD.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

CD (plural CD-k)

  1. CD (compact disc)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative CD CD-k
accusative CD-t CD-ket
dative CD-nek CD-knek
instrumental CD-vel CD-kkel
causal-final CD-ért CD-kért
translative CD-vé CD-kké
terminative CD-ig CD-kig
essive-formal CD-ként CD-kként
essive-modal
inessive CD-ben CD-kben
superessive CD-n CD-ken
adessive CD-nél CD-knél
illative CD-be CD-kbe
sublative CD-re CD-kre
allative CD-hez CD-khez
elative CD-ből CD-kből
delative CD-ről CD-kről
ablative CD-től CD-ktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
CD-é CD-ké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
CD-éi CD-kéi
Possessive forms of CD
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. CD-m CD-im
2nd person sing. CD-d CD-id
3rd person sing. CD-je CD-i
1st person plural CD-nk CD-ink
2nd person plural CD-tek CD-itek
3rd person plural CD-jük CD-ik

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Initialism of ceirnín dlúth (compact disc), but simultaneously a borrowing from English CD.

NounEdit

CD m

  1. CD, compact disc

JapaneseEdit

 CD (曖昧さ回避) on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From English CD.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

C(シー)D(ディー) (shīdī

  1. Abbreviation of コンパクトディスク (konpakuto disuku, compact disc); a CD
    それはヘビメタ(シー)(ディー)です。
    Sore wa hebimeta no shīdī desu.
    That is a heavy metal CD.
  2. Abbreviation of キャッシュディスペンサー (kyasshu disupensā, cash dispenser); an ATM, cash machine
    コンビニ(シー)(ディー)からお(かね)()()しました。
    Konbini no shīdī kara o-kane o hikidashimashita.
    I withdrew money from an ATM at a convenience store.

See alsoEdit


MòchenoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English CD.

NounEdit

CD f (plural CD)

  1. CD (compact disc)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English CD

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈseːˈdeː/
  • (Standard Eastern) IPA(key): [ˈsêːˈděː]

NounEdit

CD m (definite singular CD-en, indefinite plural CD-er, definite plural CD-ene)

  1. a CD (compact disc)

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English CD

NounEdit

CD m (definite singular CD-en, indefinite plural CD-ar, definite plural CD-ane)

  1. a CD (compact disc)

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English CD.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

CD m (plural CDs)

  1. CD (compact-disc: a type optical data storage disc)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English CD.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

CD n (plural CD-uri)

  1. CD, compact disc

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English CD.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θeˈde/, [θeˈð̞e]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /seˈde/, [seˈð̞e]

NounEdit

CD m (plural CDs)

  1. CD, compact disc
    Synonyms: disco compacto, compacto

Further readingEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English CD.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

CD (definite accusative CD'yi, plural CD'ler)

  1. CD, compact disc

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Initialism of crynoddisg (compact disc), but simultaneously a borrowing from English CD.

NounEdit

CD m

  1. CD, compact disc