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random access memory (RAM)
A read/write, nonsequential-access memory used for the storage of instructions and data. Note 1: RAM access time is essentially the same for all storage locations. Note 2: RAM is characterized by a shorter access time than disk or tape storage. Note 3: RAM is usually volatile.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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