from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A memory that stores data in the form of bubbles, or circular areas, on a thin film of magnetic silicate. No longer used in most computers, magnetic bubble memory is similar to RAM but does not lose the stored information when the computer is turned off.
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- n. a nonvolatile storage device that holds information in the form of bubbles on a thin film of magnetic silicate; no longer used in most computers
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