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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Computer Science A programmable read-only memory that can be erased by exposure to ultraviolet light and then reprogrammed.

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  • erasable programmable read-only memory

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (computer science) a read-only memory chip that can be erased by ultraviolet light and programmed again with new data

Etymologies

e(rasable) p(rogrammable) r(ead-)o(nly) m(emory).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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