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Burn - The process of data being written or a label being laser-etched to disc.
Direct disc labeling - Method used by LightScribe in which a LightScribe disc is placed inside a LightScribe-enabled optical disc drive and a label is laser-etched onto the disc.
Embedded technology - A built-in feature of the PC or disc drive. LightScribe technology is also built into CDs and DVDs on the label side.
Hub - The clear center around the hole of a CD or DVD. LightScribe discs have a logo inscribed on their hubs.
Monochrome labeling - Grayscale (non-color) labeling.
Optical disc drive (ODD) - A drive that accepts optical discs, which have high storage capacity and are written to using laser technology. Examples of optical discs are recordable and rewritable CDs and DVDs.
Radial writing - Circular data or label burning.
Scribe time - The amount of time it takes to burn a LightScribe label onto a disc.
Write - See Burn.