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Encyclopedia > CD (disambiguation)

CD or C/D or Cd or cd may stand for:

In science and computers: “CD” redirects here. ... The CD-ROM (an abbreviation for Compact Disc Read-Only Memory (ROM)) is a non-volatile optical data storage medium using the same physical format as audio compact discs, readable by a computer with a CD-ROM drive. ... A certificate of deposit or CD is a time deposit, a financial product commonly offered to consumers by banks, thrift institutions, and credit unions. ... Roman numerals are a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, adapted from Etruscan numerals. ...

In codes: .cd is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country in Africa. ... Chalmers Computer Society (in Swedish: Chalmers Datorförening) is a students society at the Chalmers University of Technology, created in 1974. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... General Name, Symbol, Number cadmium, Cd, 48 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 12, 5, d Appearance silvery gray metallic Standard atomic weight 112. ... Photopic (black) and scotopic [1] (green) luminosity functions. ... Circular dichroism (CD) is a form of spectroscopy based on the differential absorption of left- and right-handed circularly polarized light. ... The drag coefficient (Cd, Cx or Cw, depending on the country) is a dimensionless quantity that describes a characteristic amount of aerodynamic drag caused by fluid flow, used in the drag equation. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... The cluster of galaxies known as Abell S0740, taken by NASAs Hubble telescope. ... Physical dependence refers to a state resulting from habitual use of a drug, where negative physical withdrawal symptoms result from abrupt discontinuation. ...

In non-English abbreviations: Alliance Air (Hindi: अल्यान्स एयर) is a full-service airline based in New Delhi, India. ... Many countries have specific conventions for classifying call signs by transmitter characteristics and location. ...

In other: Logo České dráhy or Czech Railways (ČD or CD) is the main railway operator of the Czech Republic and provides passenger and freight service via state owned rail tracks. ... ... Cúcuta Deportivo, is a Colombian football club based in the city of Cúcuta. ... In astronomy, many stars are referred to simply by catalogue numbers. ... The diplomatic corps is the collective body of foreign diplomats accredited to a particular country. ...

  • Geely CD, a coupe automobile from Chinese manufacturer, Geely Automobile

See also: The Centre Democrats (Centrum-Demokraterne or CD) is a Danish political party. ... ) Categories: Stub | Netherlands political parties ... For the publisher of the same name, see Cemetery Dance Publications. ... Cemetery Dance Publications is a specialty press publisher of horror and dark suspense. ... Chinese Democracy is the name of the long-awaited sixth studio album by the hard rock band Guns N Roses. ... T2 were a British progressive rock band, best known for their 1970 album Itll all work out in Boomland. ... The Canadian Forces Decoration is a Canadian award given to officers and members of the Canadian Forces who have completed twelve years of military service. ... Celebrity Deathmatch is a claymation parody television show that pits celebrities against each other in a wrestling ring, almost always ending in the losers gruesome death. ... The chart datum is the level of water that charted depths displayed on nautical charts are measured from. ... Chinese Democracy is the name of the long-delayed album from rock band Guns N Roses. ... Christian Dior (January 21, 1905 – October 23, 1957), was an influential French fashion designer. ... Circular dichroism (CD) is a form of spectroscopy based on the differential absorption of left- and right-handed circularly polarized light. ... A convertible debenture is a type of business loan that leaves the lender the option of taking stock in the company instead of repayment. ... The old United States civil defense logo. ... The old United States Civil Defense logo. ... For other uses, see Civil disobedience (disambiguation). ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... In physical simulations, video games and computational geometry, collision detection includes algorithms from checking for intersection between two given solids, to calculating trajectories, impact times and impact points in a physical simulation. ... The Columbus Dispatch is a daily newspaper, based in Columbus, Ohio, that serves the central portion of the state. ... The Community of Democracies (CD) is an intergovernmental organization of democracies and democratizing countries with a stated commitment to strengthening and deepening democratic norms and practices worldwide. ... Companion Dog (CD) refers to a title offered by the American Kennel Club for dog obedience. ... In psychiatry, conduct disorder is a pattern of repetitive behavior where the rights of others or the social norms are violated. ... Conference on Disarmament (CD) is a multilateral disarmament negotiating forum. ... A congressional district is an electoral constituency that elects a single member of a congress. ... A collector/distributor road, often abbreviated as C/D road, is a one-way road next to a freeway that is used for some or all of the ramps that would otherwise merge into or split from the main lanes of the freeway. ... Conservation Dependent (LR/cd) was an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which were dependent on conservation efforts to prevent the taxon becoming threatened with extinction. ... The United Kingdom Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 aimed to control the possession and supply of numerous listed drugs and drug-like substances. ... Count Duckula is a fictional character, an anthropomorphic vegetarian vampire duck in the animated television series of the same name created by British studio Cosgrove Hall, and a spin-off from DangerMouse, a show in which an evil version of the Count Duckula character was a recurring villain. ... Critical dimension is the dimensionality of spacetime in which string theory is consistent assuming a constant dilaton background. ... This articles is about cross-dressing in general, that is the act of wearing the clothing of another gender for any reason. ... Crohns disease (also known as regional enteritis) is a chronic, episodic, inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by transmural inflammation (affecting the entire wall of the involved bowel) and skip lesions (areas of inflammation with areas of normal lining between). ... Charles Deutsch, French aerodynamics engineer and automobile maker, founder of the brand DB with René Bonnet, and later of the CD. He later founded the SERA vehicle engineering Research and Development Company. ... In Computer Video Game terms, Cooldown is the amount of time between attacks. ... The Geely CD is a coupe automobile from Chinese manufacturer, Geely Automobile. ...


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Compact disc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5036 words)
The design of the CD was originally conceived as an evolution of the gramophone record, rather than primarily as a data storage medium.
A user-recordable CD for data storage, CD-R, was introduced in the early 1990s, and it became the de facto standard for exchange and archiving of computer data and music.
Most CD manufacturers, dependent on the exact pit geometry such as the slope of the pit edges etc, choose a pit depth of around 90-100 nm, (which is around λ/6n) yielding a sound trade-off between the quality of the push-pull radial tracking and full aperture detection signal.
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