read-only memory

Definitions of read-only memory
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n (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed

Synonyms:
ROM, fixed storage, read-only storage
Types:
CD-ROM, compact disc read-only memory
a compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system); a large amount of digital information can be stored and accessed but it cannot be altered by the user
EPROM, erasable programmable read-only memory
(computer science) a read-only memory chip that can be erased by ultraviolet light and programmed again with new data
Type of:
computer memory, computer storage, memory, memory board, storage, store
an electronic memory device

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