NAND

noun

: a computer logic circuit that produces an output which is the inverse of that of an AND circuit

Examples of NAND in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Disclosure: Steve McDowell is an industry analyst, and NAND Research is an industry analyst firm that engages in, or has engaged in, research, analysis and advisory services with many technology companies, including those mentioned in this article. Steve McDowell, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 Estimates of the company's profit structure in more normal times (2022) puts memory (NAND and RAM) at 55 percent of profits, with mobile at 22 percent, and displays at 11. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 28 July 2023 Disclosure: Steve McDowell is an industry analyst, and NAND Research an industry analyst firm, that engages in, or has engaged in, research, analysis, and advisory services with many technology companies, which may include those mentioned in this article. Steve McDowell, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2023 The Japanese producers that used to dominate the dynamic random access memory (DRAM) in the 1980s have largely exited the business, but the country still remains competitive in some areas like NAND memory and image sensors. Lionel Lim, Fortune, 5 Dec. 2023 The companies together controlled nearly 70% of the global DRAM market and 50% of the NAND flash market as of end-June, data from TrendForce showed. Reuters, CNN, 9 Oct. 2023 Samsung uses its facilities in China to produce 40 percent of its NAND chips, one of two kinds of memory chips that help devices store data. Jin Yu Young, New York Times, 27 Sep. 2023 But as drives leveraging other controllers, heatsinks, and/or NAND chips come out, the title will surely be usurped. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 18 Apr. 2023 Intel presented the first three-dimensional NAND flash-memory chip that stores five bits of data in each NAND flash cell. IEEE Spectrum, 6 Mar. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

not AND

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of NAND was in 1958

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“NAND.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/NAND. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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