random-access

adjective
ran·​dom-ac·​cess | \ ˈran-dəm-ˈak-ˌses How to pronounce random-access (audio) \

Definition of random-access

: permitting access to stored data in any order the user desires

First Known Use of random-access

1953, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about random-access

Share random-access

Statistics for random-access

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for random-access

The first known use of random-access was in 1953

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for random-access

random-access

adjective
ran·​dom-ac·​cess | \ ˌran-dəm-ˈak-ˌses\

Kids Definition of random-access

: permitting access to stored data in any order the user desires

More from Merriam-Webster on random-access

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with random-access

Nglish: Translation of random-access for Spanish Speakers

Comments on random-access

What made you want to look up random-access? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reflect, repel, echo, or resound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!