• WordNet 3.6
    • adj cd being one hundred more than three hundred
    • n CD a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser
    • n CD a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest
    • n cd the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin
    • n Cd a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first CD pressed in the U.S. was Bruce Springsteen's 'Born in the USA.'
    • n cd The chemical symbol for cadmium.
    • n cd In anatomy, an abbreviation used in vertebral formulas for caudal, or coccygeal: as, cd. 12 (that is, 12 caudal vertebræ).
    • cd An abbreviation of the French carte de visite (visiting-card).
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In literature:

Look out for the bone, therefore, between the points CD and AF.
"The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
But as N is to CG, so, by construction, is CV to CD.
"Treatise on Light" by Christiaan Huygens
Referring to the original diagram, let AC be x, let CD be x - 9, and let EC be x - 5.
"Amusements in Mathematics" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
This motion we resolve into a step from AB to CB', parallel to AB and a turning about C from CB' to CD, steps such as have been investigated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
You'll find line AB longer than CD.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
These portions are superfluous and should be deleted, Ex parte Ball, 1902 CD 326.
"The Professional Approach" by Charles Leonard Harness
He met Nana CD-IX in the hallway outside Bennie's room.
"The Real Hard Sell" by William W Stuart
By permission of Houghton, Mifflin & CD.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Nothing in fact except for a shiny little compact disk, a CD.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
The upper portion of this curve, CD, can be followed downwards to a temperature of 22.7deg.
"The Phase Rule and Its Applications" by Alexander Findlay
A section drawn across these folds in the line CD would show the structure given in fig.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
Similarly AB = .91 inch, CD = .84 inch.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Similarly As and Au in Cd appear to be triatomic, and Sn in Pb tetratomic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
If now A', B', C' coincide respectively with A, B, C, we get (AB, CD) = (AB, CD'), hence D and D' coincide.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 6" by Various
S Mexico City, South of Cd.
"Speciation and Evolution of the Pygmy Mice, Genus Baiomys" by Robert L. Packard
There is some line CD into which T changes AB; and therefore T^(-1)ST leaves CD unchanged.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
CA, CB, CC, CD, CE, CF, ... CL.
"Peeps at Postage Stamps" by Stanley Currie Johnson
RCIA 1866, CD 1284, pp.
"Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society" by Robert F. Murphy
The layers of liquid in contact with ab and cd adhere to them.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
The rays AD and CD are 240,000 miles long.
"A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar" by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

In news:

You can either get a cd or download some tunes for that special someone.
Shirley Crabbe 's new CD, Home.
New York, NY, Feb 04, 2012 — Jazz singer Shirley Crabbe 's new CD, Home is getting rave reviews and lots of national attention.
Cree Confederation "Mistatim Simoowin Horse Dance" Tribal Radio Friday Feature CD, June 22.
Irritable bowel disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract which encompasses both Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).
Today's Top Tune is " Crystallized ," from their self-titled CD.
"Speak english or die" CD.
Troubleshoot a DVD Drive That Windows Sees as a CD Drive.
From the first notes of the first track of Dahlia 's debut CD, Emotion Cycles, it is evident that the object of the Portland-based duo's flattery is the British outfit Portishead.
She is currently and has been for a number of years on Feline dry CD food.
Dean Martin Renaissance On Deck with New CD, DVD, Book Launches.
Next to the bodies, police found CD's linking al-Qaida to the murders.
New CD's raucous sound aims to shake up expectations.
Circular dichroism (CD) is a sensitive probe of protein conformation and is often used with chemical denaturation to obtain DG° in titration experiments.
Designed to replace the standard office phone, the E20 offers high-quality video combined with CD-quality audio to enable face-to-face collaboration from any desk.

In science:

An exact low-energy effective partition function valid to lowest order in m and µ2 can be written down [204]. 3For β = 4 and µ = 0, the Dirac operator satisfies the relation (CD)T = −CD whereas (C µγ0 )T = C µγ0 (with C the charge conjugation matrix).
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Fix p > pc(Zd ), and denote by C = Cd (n) = Cd (n, p) the largest cluster inside Bd (n).
On the mixing time of simple random walk on the super critical percolation cluster
Let us assume for better illustration that both propagators CD and EF G are resonating with MCD ΓCD > MEF GΓEF G (in fact, in our example process the two products are identical).
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
C = Cd analytically in arbitrary dimensions d, showing that Cd decreases in an exponential fashion.
Random Geometric Graphs
There is a generalization with positive pressure given by Eqs. (52)-(54). 3) The general solution for a given pressure consists of three contributions to z ; from regular CD, from general CD and from the pressure, see Eq. (56).
Static charged perfect fluid spheres in general relativity
We con firm the phenomenologically predicted e−cdρtd/2 time decay of the survival probability, and compute the dimension dependent constant cd to leading order within an ε = 2 − d expansion.
Trapping of a random walk by diffusing traps
The bijection Cd → Qd / ∼ lifts to an equivariant isomorphism of varieties {e ; (s, e) ∈ Cd } → Rep s d (Qm ).
Induced and simple modules of double affine Hecke algebras
For example, consider the case σ(βuv ) ⊆ (σ(β0) − s) T ˆA2 , βuv = σ(βcd) ⊆ ˆA1 , t(p) = a∗ , i(p) = b, where βcd is an ordinary layer and a, b ∈ Vord .
Invariants of mixed representations of quivers II : defining relations and applications
As above, denote by ∆d,i the image of Λi+1 (Ed) ⊗ S k−i−1(Ed ) ⊗ Cd in Λi (Ed) ⊗ S k−i (Ed) ⊗ Cd .
Invariants of mixed representations of quivers II : defining relations and applications
The Cd is a rational normal curve within the span Pd of Cd .
Normal bundles of rational curves in projective spaces
By specialization again, it will suffice to prove in the range n + 2 ≤ d ≤ 2n − 1 that if Cd is balanced, then so is a general connected union Cd ∪ L.
Normal bundles of rational curves in projective spaces
To this end, we will specialize Cd to Cn ∪ Cd−n so that L specialized to a unisecant of Cn .
Normal bundles of rational curves in projective spaces
As one consequence of Lemma 6.7, we can now prove the almost balancedness of Cd and Cd ∪ L in Pn for all d ≥ n.
Normal bundles of rational curves in projective spaces
If d > 2n, specialize Cd to Cn ∪M ∪Cd−n and L to a general unisecant of Cn .
Normal bundles of rational curves in projective spaces
Therefore Cd and Cd ∪ L are almost balanced, completing the induction step.
Normal bundles of rational curves in projective spaces