the contents of computer memory that remain fixed until written to or until the power is turned off.
“Spring Forward, Fall Back” And Other Memory Tricks You’ve Probably ForgottenMnemonics (named after the Greek goddess of memory) are tricky little linguistic devices used to remember something ... and great mnemonics never go out of fashion. Let's take a look at a few.
What Are 5 Types Of Lexical Verbs?Lexical verbs are the main verbs (or action words) in a sentence. They can show the subject’s action or express a state of being. They fall into several categories: transitive, intransitive, linking, dynamic, and static. Transitive and Intransitive Verbs A transitive verb expresses action, and needs a direct object to receive that action. “Alice sees the candle,” is an example. Sees is the lexical verb …
- static convulsion,
- static dump,
- static electricity,
- static friction,
- static line,
- static pressure,
- static ram,
- static reflex,
- static tube,
- static water
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Computer memory used by a piece of software that contains fixed information that is not altered while the software is running.
See static RAM.
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