- a storage medium employing tiny, movable, bubble-shaped magnetized areas within a magnetic material to represent data bits.
Origin of bubble memory
First recorded in 1970–75
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- computing a method of storing high volumes of data by the use of minute pockets of magnetism (bubbles) in a semiconducting material: the bubbles may be caused to migrate past a read head or to a buffer area for storage
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