Etymology
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DVD

1995, initialism (acronym) from Digital Video Disc, later changed to Digital Versatile Disc.

Earlier this year, electronics giant Toshiba positioned the first DVD players available in the U.S. as a home entertainment unit (retail price $600). [Black Enterprise magazine, June 1997]

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Definitions of DVD

dvd (n.)
a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set;
Synonyms: videodisk / videodisc
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