DVD-rewritable

Definitions

Electronics

  • Its abbreviation is DVD-RW. A DVD technology which allows discs to be rewritten many times. To record, a high-intensity laser followed by a medium-intensity laser anneals the crystals in the recording layer, changing its reflectivity. A low-intensity laser in the DVD player reads the recorded information. Also called DVD-E, or rewritable DVD (1).
  • acronymDVD-RW
  • synonymDVD-erasable
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