random-access memory

noun

Definition of random-access memory

: ram

Examples of random-access memory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web CEA-Leti reported on a demonstration of 16-kbit ferroelectric random-access memory (FeRAM) arrays using a HfO2-based ferroelectric at the 130nm node. Tom Coughlin, Forbes, 27 Dec. 2021 Micron Technology is a semiconductor manufacturer with a particular focus on NAND and DRAM chips (long-term data storage and dynamic random-access memory, respectively). Q.ai - Investing Reimagined, Forbes, 7 June 2021 Micron produces computer memory and computer data storage including dynamic random-access memory, flash memory, and USB flash drives. Q.ai - Investing Reimagined, Forbes, 5 Mar. 2021 The bug stems from the failure of the input-output memory management unit—which provides protection preventing the malicious modification of static random-access memory—to implement early enough in the firmware boot process. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 5 Mar. 2020 Micron, along with Samsung Electronics Co. and SK Hynix Inc. of South Korea, which also views memory chip technology as a national-security priority, are the dominant global producers of dynamic random-access memory chips, known as DRAM. Kate O’keeffe, WSJ, 12 Nov. 2018 Getting out of the dynamic random-access memory market, which Japan was dominating, was the best thing that ever happened to U.S. semiconductor industry. Andy Kessler, WSJ, 7 Oct. 2018 Dubbed GLitch, the exploit is the first to show that GPUs can flip individual bits stored in dynamic random-access memory. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 3 May 2018 But Micron began manufacturing dynamic random-access memory chips in 1981 and went public in 1984. idahostatesman, 1 Aug. 2015 See More

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First Known Use of random-access memory

1953, in the meaning defined above

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random-access memory

noun

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: ram

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