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noun Computers.
ROM.
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Origin of read-only memory

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for read-only memory

read only memory

noun
See ROM
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Scientific definitions for read-only memory

read-only memory
[ rēdōnlē ]

See ROM.
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