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

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“Random-access.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/random-access. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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random-access

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

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

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