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a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser
audio compact disc
compact discs used to reproduce sound (voice and music)
compact disc recordable
compact disc write-once
a compact disc on which you can write only once and thereafter is read-only memory
compact disc read-only memory
a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system); a large amount of digital information can be stored and accessed but it cannot be altered by the user
a disk coated with plastic that can store digital data as tiny pits etched in the surface; is read with a laser that scans the surface
a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest
certificate of deposit
a certificate of deposit from which withdrawals can be made only after advance notice or at a specified future date
certificate of indebtedness
a written promise to repay a debt
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