Technology / Computers / Nanosecond: A billionth of a second. Many computer operations, such as the speed of memory chips, are measured in nanoseconds. Nanosecond is often abbreviated as ns.


Science / Biology / Interstitial: Being situated within a particular organ or tissue. MORE

Access Time

Technology / Computers / Access Time: The time that elapses from the moment information is requested and the information is delivered. Usually given in nanoseconds (ns) for memory chips and milliseconds (ms) for disk drives. MORE

Static Random Access Memory (SRAM)

Technology / Computers / Static Random Access Memory (SRAM): SRAM is a type of memory that is faster and more reliable than the more common DRAM (dynamic RAM). The term static is derived from the fact that it doesn't need to be refreshed like dynamic RAM. While MORE