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virtual memory

noun [U]
 
 
space that can be used on the hard drive of a computer to store information temporarily so that there is more RAM available when it is needed by software such as a computer game
虚拟存储器;虚拟内存(电脑硬盘上一部分可以临时存储信息的空间,可以解决运行如游戏等电脑程序时内存不足的问题)
→  Compare RAM , ROM Computer hardwareComputer programming and softwareComputer concepts
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