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virtual memory

noun [U]
 
 
( also virtual storage) IT
the ability of a computer to use space on its hard drive as if it were part of its RAM (= the memory used to run programs): You can speed up your shutdowns by verifying that you're not clearing your virtual memory whenever you exit out of the system.
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