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Compact disc in case
Compact discs and their jewel cases

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compact disc (plural compact discs)

  1. A kind of plastic optical disc used to store audio or digital data, read by a laser in a drive.
    Synonym: CD
    Hyponyms: CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW
    Coordinate term: DVD

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