HyperDic: read@write_memory

English > 1 sense of the expression read/write memory:
NOUNartifactread/write memory, random-access memory, random access memory, random memory, RAMthe most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on
English > read/write memory: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible.
Synonymsrandom-access memory, random access memory, random memory, RAM
PartsRAM disk(computer science) a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors
buffer, buffer storage, buffer store(computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device
core, magnetic core(computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data
Narrowermagnetic core memory, core memory(computer science) a computer memory consisting of an array of magnetic cores
Broadervolatile storagecomputer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
Spanishmemoria de acceso aleatorio, RAM
CatalanRAM

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