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

  • n. A computer chip with a read-only memory that retains its data when the power is turned off and that can be electronically erased and reprogrammed without being removed from the circuit board, often used in fax machines.

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  • n. A rewritable memory chip that retains its data without a power supply.

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

  • n. nonvolatile storage that can be electrically erased and programmed anew


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