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NOUN (1)

1. the 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;
[syn: random-access memory, random access memory, random memory, RAM, read/write memory]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

main memory \main memory\ n. (Computers) The memory in a computer that holds programs and data for rapid access during execution of a program; it usually hold the largest quantity of rapid-access storage in a computer; -- also called RAM (random access memory. It is contrasted to ROM, disk data storage, cache, registers and other forms of data storage. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

random access memory n 1: the 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 [syn: random-access memory, random access memory, random memory, RAM, read/write memory]