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English definition of “RAM”


noun [U]     /ræm/
IT abbreviation for random access memory : a type of computer memory that stores data that can be searched by programs . The speed of searches , as well as the number of searches that can be made at the same time , increases with the size of the RAM: Increasing a PC's RAM is one of the most popular hardware enhancements people undertake . At this price , the model includes 512MB of RAM. → Compare ROM
(Definition of RAM noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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