CD

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Symbol[edit]

CD

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (rare) cd

Number[edit]

CD

  1. A Roman numeral representing four hundred (400).
See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Initialism[edit]

CD

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

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of various terms and phrases.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD (countable and uncountable, plural CDs)

  1. Compact disc; a form of digital media that is based on the use of a laser to read from a plastic disc in a reader device.
  2. Certificate of deposit (from a financial institutions).
  3. Creative director: head of the creative department (for example of an advertising agency).
  4. Corporate design: specific design features of a company, corporate identity CI. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?)
  5. Collision detection (used by an Ethernet network to detect when two computers are sending frames at the same time, and also to deal with such collisions when they happen).
  6. Circular dichroism.

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Verb[edit]

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.

Particle[edit]

CD

  1. An abbreviation found on decals of automobiles, indicating that they are used by diplomats. From the French phrase corps diplomatique (diplomatic corps).

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD m (plural CDs)

  1. CD, compact disc

Synonyms[edit]


French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD m (plural CD)

  1. CD (compact disk)

German[edit]

CD

Etymology[edit]

From English CD.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD f (genitive CD, plural CDs)

  1. CD (compact disc)

Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

シーディー (katakana), しいでぃい (hiragana), shiidii

Abbreviation[edit]

CD (CD)

  1. compact disk
    • それはヘビメタのCDです。
      それはへびめたのしーでぃーです。
      Sore ha hebimeta no CD desu.
      That is a CD of heavy metal.
  2. cash dispenser; an automatic cash machine for withdrawing.
    • コンビニのCDからお金を引き出しました。
      こんびにのしーでぃーからおかねをひきだしました。
      Konbini no CD kara okane wo hikidashi mashita.
      I withdrew a money from a CD at a convenient store.

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Mandarin[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD

  1. CD, compact disk

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD m

  1. CD (disc)

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD m (plural CDs)

  1. CD (compact-disc)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD m (plural CDs)

  1. CD, compact disc

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. CD, compact disc

Declension[edit]