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Short for Compact Disc-Read Only memory; a storage medium (or the hardware that reads the medium) that permits computers to read the data on a disk, but not to write to the disc
  • But Jimmy had found it in the Encyclopedia Britannica, 1957 edition, which was stored on CD-ROM — for some forgotten reason — in the school library.
    p. 78.2
  • Better libraries, at institutions with more money, had long ago burned their actual books and kept everything on CD-ROM, but Martha Graham was behind the times in that, as in everything.
    p. 195.2

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