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English definition of “main memory”

main memory

noun [U]
 
 
( also primary memory)
IT the largest, fastest, or most important place where a computer temporarily stores information or programs: Another technical feature of the tablet PC is its 2 GB of main memory.
(Definition of main memory from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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