Definition of rewritable in English:

rewritable

adjective

Computing
  • (of a storage medium) supporting overwriting of previously recorded data.

    • ‘If you've just gotta have one and don't want to buy a new PC to get it, there are two ways to add a rewritable DVD to your computer.’
    • ‘Maxell, for example, is planning to provide write-once and rewritable media to support RAM, RW, and + RW hardware.’
    • ‘DVD-RAM (DVD Random Access Memory) is the official DVD Forum-approved rewritable format.’
    • ‘Toshiba's new model SDR1002 reads CDs at only 24X and records both write-once and rewritable media at what is nowadays a rather pokey 4X speed.’
    • ‘The video can also be output to a rewritable DVD player, although the software does not contain any specific hooks to software packages such as those made by companies like Roxio.’

Pronunciation:

rewritable

/rēˈrīdəb(ə)l/