CD

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

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Etymology 1[edit]

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CD

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

Etymology 2[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.

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Noun[edit]

CD (countable and uncountable, plural CDs)

  1. (now rare) The corps diplomatique, or 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Certificate of deposit (from a financial institutions).
  4. Creative director: head of the creative department (for example of an advertising agency).
  5. Corporate design: specific design features of a company, corporate identity CI. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?)
  6. 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).
  7. Circular dichroism.
  8. chart datum
  9. cross-dresser
  10. (biochemistry) Initialism of cluster of differentiation.

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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.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD m (plural CDs)

  1. CD, compact disc

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English CD.

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Noun[edit]

CD

  1. CD, compact disk (Classifier: m)

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD

  1. CD, compact disc

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD m (plural CD)

  1. CD (compact disk)

German[edit]

CD

Etymology[edit]

From English CD.

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. CD (compact disc)

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English CD.

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Noun[edit]

CD (plural CD-k)

  1. CD (compact disc)

Declension[edit]

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
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

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

CD m

  1. CD, compact disc

Japanese[edit]

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 CD (曖昧さ回避) on Japanese Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From English CD.

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Noun[edit]

CD (katakana シーディー, rōmaji shīdī)

  1. Abbreviation of コンパクトディスク (konpakuto disuku, compact disc); a CD
    それはヘビメタのCD (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).
    コンビニのCD (シーディー)からお (かね) () ()しました。
    Konbini no shīdī kara okane o hikidashimashita.
    I withdrew money from a CD at a convenient store.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English CD

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a CD (compact disc)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English CD

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a CD (compact disc)

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English CD.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

CD m (plural CDs)

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English CD.

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Noun[edit]

CD n (plural CD-uri)

  1. CD, compact disc

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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

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