What is burn? - Definition from WhatIs.com
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Burn is a colloquial term meaning to write content to a CD , DVD , or other recordable disc. DVD and CD drives with recording capabilities (sometimes called DVD or CD burner s) etch data onto the disks with a laser . CD-Recordable ( CD-R ) and CD-Rewritable ( CD-RW ) are the two most common types of drives that can write CDs, either once (in the case of CD-R) or repeatedly (in the case of CD-RW).

This was last updated in February 2008
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