Compact disc

Compact disc

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Credit: JOHN HESELTINE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Compact disc. Compact discs (CDs) digitally store music and other data as tiny depressions coated with a fine film of metal. The information is read using a CD player whose laser light is reflected by the pits. The outer plastic layer of the disc prevents damage from dust and scratches.

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Keywords: audio, audio sound, cd, communication, communications, compact disc, data storage, digital, information, music, technology

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