: a read-only memory that can be erased (as by exposure to ultraviolet radiation) and usually reprogrammed

Word History

Etymology

erasable programmable read-only memory

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of EPROM was in 1977

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“EPROM.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/EPROM. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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