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Definition 1: a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser - [noun denoting artifact]

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(cd is a kind of ...) 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

(cd is a kind of ...) a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded

(... is a kind of cd ) compact discs used to reproduce sound (voice and music)

(... is a kind of cd ) a compact disc on which you can write only once and thereafter is read-only memory

(... is a kind of cd ) 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

Definition 2: a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for cd in the sense of this definition

(cd is a kind of ...) a written promise to repay a debt

(... is a kind of cd ) a certificate of deposit from which withdrawals can be made only after advance notice or at a specified future date

Definition 3: the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin - [noun denoting quantity]

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(cd is a kind of ...) a measure of luminous intensity

Definition 4: a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for cd in the sense of this definition

(cd is a kind of ...) any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

(... is made of the substance cd) a white mineral; a common ore of zinc

Definition 5: being one hundred more than three hundred - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for cd in the sense of this definition

(cd is similar to ...) being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order

"cardinal numbers"

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