HyperDic: read-only_memory

English > 1 sense of the expression read-only memory:
NOUNartifactread-only memory, ROM, read-only storage, fixed storage(computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
English > read-only memory: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed.
SynonymsROM, read-only storage, fixed storage
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
NarrowerCD-ROM, compact disc read-only memoryA compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system)
erasable programmable read-only memory, EPROM(computer science) a read-only memory chip that can be erased by ultraviolet light and programmed again with new data
Broadermemory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory boardAn electronic memory device
Spanishmemoria de solo lectura, ROM
Catalanmemòria rom, ROM, rom

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