bubble memory


: a computer memory that uses magnetic bubbles to store information

Examples of bubble memory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Technologies like bubble memory were briefly popular in the 1970s and 1980s, but the bubbles have long since burst. PCMAG, 26 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bubble memory was in 1969

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“Bubble memory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bubble%20memory. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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