read-only memory

noun

Definition of read-only memory

: rom

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This speculative execution can even do other things that wouldn't be allowed: for example, Intel processors allow speculative writes to be made to read-only memory, giving even more power to an attacker. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "New Spectre-like attack uses speculative execution to overflow buffers," 10 July 2018

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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readmittance

read my lips

read-only

read-only memory

readopt

readoption

readorn

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read-only memory

noun
\ ˈrēd-ˈōn-lē-\

Kids Definition of read-only memory

: rom

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