EPROM

[ee-prom]
noun Computers.
  1. a memory chip whose contents can be erased by a mechanism using ultraviolet light and reprogrammed for other purposes.
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Origin of EPROM

e(rasable) p(rogrammable) r(ead)-o(nly) m(emory)
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EPROM

n acronym for computing
  1. erasable programmable read-only memory
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