memory card

noun

Definition of memory card

: a small, flat, data storage device designed to be inserted into a larger electronic device (such as a camera or cell phone) But as these digital wonders continue to improve with higher megapixel capacities, digital shutterbugs find themselves having to buy larger-capacity flash memory cards to hold the bigger image files.— Craig Crossman

First Known Use of memory card

1974, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jan 2020

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“Memory card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/memory%20card. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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