read-only memory

(computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
Syn: ↑ROM, ↑read-only storage, ↑fixed storage
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑memory, ↑computer memory, ↑storage, ↑computer storage, ↑store, ↑memory board

* * *

noun [noncount]
computers :


* * *

ˌread-only ˈmemory [read-only memory read-only memories] noun uncountable (computing)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • read only memory — ➔ ROM …   Financial and business terms

  • read-only memory — ► NOUN Computing ▪ memory read at high speed but not capable of being changed by program instructions …   English terms dictionary

  • Read Only Memory — (ROM) computer memory that can be easily accessed but does not allow alteration of its data …   English contemporary dictionary

  • read-only memory — UK US noun [U] ► IT ROM(Cf. ↑ROM) …   Financial and business terms

  • read-only memory — n [U] technical ↑ROM …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • read-only memory — noun uncount COMPUTING ROM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • read-only memory — n. ROM …   English World dictionary

  • Read Only Memory — The notion of read only data can also refer to file system permissions. Read only memory (usually known by its acronym, ROM) is a class of storage media used in computers and other electronic devices. Because data stored in ROM cannot be modified …   Wikipedia

  • Read Only Memory — Unter Nur Lese Speicher oder Festwertspeicher (engl. auch Read Only Memory, ROM) ist ein Datenspeicher, der nur lesbar ist, im normalen Betrieb aber nicht beschrieben werden kann und nicht flüchtig ist. Das heißt: Er hält seine Daten auch in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Read Only Memory — Mémoire morte Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mémoire morte (homonymie). Types de mémoire RAM et ROM Volatiles DRAM eDRAM SRAM 1T SRAM à venir : Z RAM …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.