Programmable Read-Only Memory (PROM)

Technology / Computers / Programmable Read-Only Memory (PROM): A special memory chip that is blank when first purchased. It can be written to by the user by using a special hardware programmer. Once the data is written to it, it cannot be erased or changed.

Other Words for Memory

Memory Verb Synonyms: recall, recollection, retention
Memory Noun Synonyms: remembrance, honor, homage, respect, tribute, celebration
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Programmable Read-Only Memory (PROM)

Technology / Computers / Programmable Read-Only Memory (PROM): A special memory chip that is blank when first purchased. It can be written to by the user by using a special hardware programmer. Once the data is written to it, it cannot be erased or changed. MORE

Programmable Logic Device (PLD)

Technology / Computers / Programmable Logic Device (PLD): A digital integrated circuit that can be programmed by the user to perform a wide variety of logical operations. MORE

Rambus In-Line Memory Module (RIMM)

Technology / Computers / Rambus In-Line Memory Module (RIMM): RIMM is a synchronous dynamic random access memory (RAM) module that is used on newer motherboards. RIMM's are manufactured by Rambus Corporation. MORE

Random Access Memory (RAM)

Technology / Computers / Random Access Memory (RAM): All memory accessible at any instant by a processor. Called random because of the random placement of information within the memory bank. Operates at very high speeds on a high speed bus, to the CPU. MORE

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

Technology / Computers / Read-Only Memory (ROM): Stands for Read-Only Memory. A semiconductor-based memory system that stores information permanently and does not lose its contents when power is switched off. ROMs are used for firmware, such as the MORE

Non-Volatile Random Access Memory (NVRAM)

Technology / Computers / Non-Volatile Random Access Memory (NVRAM): Any type of memory that is made non-volatile by connecting it to a constant power source, such as a battery. Therefore, non-volatile memory does not lose its contents when the main power is turned off MORE

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