• WordNet 3.6
    • n CD-ROM a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system); a large amount of digital information can be stored and accessed but it cannot be altered by the user
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In literature:

Down the hall is a NEC Multi-Sync 2A with a CD-ROM drive and a 9600 baud modem with four com-lines.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
CD-ROMs can be written on, stamped and copied in house.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin

In news:

Powersports e-Guidebook CD-ROM, which includes a database of pricing and specification information for all types of powersports vehicles.
First it was a mouse, then color, then CD-ROM.
At minimum, the capacity of a DVD is seven times that of a CD-ROM because its tracks, pits and lands are more than twice as dense.
The CD-ROM contains 84 technical presentations, papers and keynotes from prestigious speakers.
Sorting the hip from the hype in new CD-ROMs, Web sites, and books.
Power up with the 2008 National Electrical Code® on CD- ROM .
All The 2010 Issues Of American Handgunner And GUNS Magazine On Two CD- ROMS .
GUNS Magazine CD- Rom Digital Editions.
Facilitator's Materials CD- ROM .
Tromp and Brent D RubenNC3059, CD- ROM , 2004.
This is a companion CD- ROM that provides facilitator's materials for individuals using the Strategic Planning in Higher Education materials in a workshop or facilitated context.
From the Louvre to a lecture on Van Gogh, new CD- ROMs offer a rich experience in art.
But lately CD- ROMs have emerged as a good alternative.
The best of the new art CD- ROMs pop into either a PC or Macintosh and start right up.
Available in Print or CD- ROM .

In science:

Firestone, in Tables of Isotopes, 8th ed.: 1998 Update (with CD ROM), edited by S. Y.
Fragments formation in proton-induced fission at 660 MeV of 238-U
ApJ added videos in 1992, and the AAS began to distribute digital data on CD-ROM in 1993.
Fully Digital: Policy and Process Implications for the AAS
CD-ROM. P. 225-236. 20. Kresse O., Cohen C., Weng X. et al. Numerical modeling of hydraulic fracturing in naturally fractured formations. Proc. 5-th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 26-29, 2011, American Rock Mechanics Association.
PKN problem for non-Newtonian fluid
Two experiments were conducted on three corpora: 300k words of Swedish text from the ECI Multilingual CD-ROM, and 100k words each of English and French from a corpus of International Telecommunications Union text1 .
Tagset Design and Inflected Languages
Optical CD-ROMs and CD-RW are becoming another source of storage, especially for low cost portability, code and data delivery, and backing store. A single disk may hold more than 600 Mbytes and cost less than $1 in small quantities.
Cluster Computing White Paper
So, for more details on some of works briefly reviewed here, I refer the readers to this CD ROM .
Summary Talk on Cosmology and Gravitation: XXII Brazilian National Meeting on Particles and Fields
Wood, J., and Rana, S., Constructing weighted surface networks for the representation and analysis of surface topology, in: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on GeoComputation 2000, GeoComputation CD-ROM, Manchester, UK.
Visualising the structure of architectural open spaces based on shape analysis
In new-ODFs, the TiO lines computed by Kurucz (1993) with semi-empirical methods have been replaced by the TiO lines from Schwenke (1998), as distributed by Kurucz (1999a) on the CD-ROM No 24.
New Grids of ATLAS9 Model Atmospheres
Nature 282, 785-789 (1979). Robert F., S. Mostefaoui, J. A léon, S. Derenne, L Remusat and A. Meibom (2006) Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXXVII, abstract #1301 (CD-ROM) . Robert F., 2004.
Meteorites and the physico-chemical conditions in the early solar nebula
In On a silver platter: CD-ROMs and the promises of a new technology, pages 137–150.
Introducing Automated Regression Testing in Open Source Projects
Line lists of CH, NH and other molecules were obtained from the CD-ROM no. 15 of Kurucz (1993).
Oxygen abundances in unevolved metal-poor stars from near-UV OH lines
Siebert, Design of adaptive finite element software, Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, vol. 42, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005, The finite element toolbox ALBERTA, With 1 CD-ROM (Unix/Linux).
Convergence of adaptive finite element methods for eigenvalue problems
Variations in content and format of ISI databases in their different versions: The case of the Science Citation index in CD-ROM and the web of science.
Mapping excellence in the geography of science: An approach based on Scopus data
The atomic spectral line database from CD ROM 23 of R. L.
Theoretical Spectra of the Am CVn Binary System SDSS J0926+3624 : Effects of Irradiation onto the Donor Stars
The network shown in Fig. 1 is for a very small portion of the reference network for the Collins English Dictionary (1979 edition) in the CD-ROM I (Liberman 1991), with 60K head words + 1.6M definition words.
Co-occurrence Vectors from Corpora vs. Distance Vectors from Dictionaries