CD player

Definitions

General English

Cars & Driving

  • noun a device for playing compact discs

Computing

  • noun
    (written as CD Player)
    a utility supplied with Windows that allows a user to play back audio CDs in the PC’s CD-ROM drive

Electronics

  • Abbreviation of compact disc player. A device which can read the information stored on a CD (1). To recover the recorded content, a laser is focused on the metallic surface of the disc, and the reflected light is modulated by the code on said disc. computer CD-ROM players can also serve as CD players when an audio CD is placed in the drive. Also called CD system.
  • synonymCD system
  • synonymcompact disc player
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