Definition of Random-access memory
1. Noun. 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.
Terms within: Buffer, Buffer Storage, Buffer Store, Core, Magnetic Core, Ram Disk
Specialized synonyms: Core Memory, Magnetic Core Memory
Generic synonyms: Volatile Storage
Lexicographical Neighbors of Random-access Memory
Literary usage of Random-access memory
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"The present level of Table 27 Dynamic Random-Access Memory Chronology Size Critical Dimension First Paper Production Quantity Measurements for ..."
2. World Trade Organizations: Issues in Dispute Settlement by Susan S. Westin (2001)
"... States tie 4: Commercial Effects of Six Cases Where the United States Did Not Prevail Legend DRAM = Dynamic Random Access Memory Source: GAO analysis. ..."
3. Semiconductors: Industry and Trade Summary by Andrew F. Malison (1994)
"64K Dynamic Random Access Memory Components From Japan, ... Dynamic Random Access Memory Semiconductors of 256 Kilobits and Above From Japan. ..."