HyperDic: virtual_memory

English > 1 sense of the expression virtual memory:
NOUNartifactvirtual memory, virtual storage(computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory
English > virtual memory: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses.
Synonymvirtual storage
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broadermemory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory boardAn electronic memory device
Spanishmemoria virtual
Catalanmemòria virtual

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