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CD-ROM (Compact Disc-Read-Only Memory)

CD-ROM (Compact Disc-Read-Only Memory) is a special kind of optical disc that has excellent storage capabilities (between 440 megabytes and 1 gigabyte) and stores different kinds of data, such as text, pictures, audio, and video.

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