Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

RAM

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9754

n (1957) Acronymic abbreviation for Random-Access Memory, computer memory for storing and working with programs and data, and erasable by the operator. Compare ROM ((2002) Microsoft computer dictionary, Microsoft Press; Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (2004), 11th edn. Merriam-Webster, Springfield, MA).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA