emoji 💿 optical disk svg

“💿” meaning: optical disk, cd Emoji

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💿Meaning and Description

The "💿" emoji, commonly known as the "Optical Disc" emoji or "CD" emoji, represents a digital storage medium used for music, movies, data, and software. Introduced in the 1980s, CDs revolutionized the way music was distributed and consumed, offering higher fidelity and longer playtime than previous formats like vinyl records and cassette tapes.

In appearance, the optical disc emoji typically features a circular disc with a reflective surface, mimicking the look of a real CD or DVD📀. Its design includes a small central circle, representing the disc's hub, and a shiny, metallic surface that often reflects light in various hues, primarily silver or blue.

The "💿" emoji is used to refer to music albums, movies, software, or any content traditionally stored on CDs or DVDs. It symbolizes physical media and is often employed in discussions about music🎵, film🎦, and technology, particularly when reminiscing about the past or comparing different eras of media consumption.

In social media and digital communication, this emoji can take on more nuanced meanings. It's sometimes used to express nostalgia for the time when music and movies were commonly purchased in physical form. It can also be employed metaphorically to represent concepts of storage, saving information, or even to indicate something valuable or classic. The optical disc emoji stands as a digital reminder of the evolution of media storage and the transition from physical to digital formats in the realm of music, video, and data.

🆚Hey there! Don't mix up these three awesome emojis💿📀💽 - they might seem similar and are often used interchangeably, but each one has its own unique flair. So, try not confuse them!
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 💿 is optical disk, it is related to CD, cd, computer, disk, optical, it can be found in emoji category: "⌚ Objects" - "🖱️ Computer".

The current 💿 is a basic Emoji without variant symbols, and there are two Emoji variation sequences corresponding to it: 💿️ (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms) and 💿︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms).

💿Examples and Usage

🔸 Justin Bieber's new album 💿 , Changes, is great, and I've been playing it 🎵 every day since I bought it.
🔸 Optical disk 💿 holds much more, data than many magnetic disks.
🔸 💿 (1F4BF) + emoji style (FE0F) = 💿️ (1F4BF FE0F)
🔸 💿 (1F4BF) + text style (FE0E) = 💿︎ (1F4BF FE0E)

💿Basic Information

Emoji: 💿
Shortname: optical disk
Apple Name: cd
Known as: CD | CD ROM | Compact Disc
Codepoint: U+1F4BF Copy
Shortcode: :cd: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128191
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: ⌚ Objects
Sub Categories: 🖱️ Computer
Keywords: CD | cd | computer | disk | optical
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

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