• 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

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