flash memory


noun

Computers. a type of reprogrammable memory that retains information even with the power turned off.

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Scientific definitions for flash memory

flash memory

A kind of ROM that retains data when power is turned off and that can be electronically erased and reprogrammed without being removed from the circuit board.
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