Definition of memory bank in English:

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memory bank

Pronunciation: /ˈmem(ə)rē ˌbaNGk/


The memory device of a computer or other device.
Example sentences
  • Part of the main memory bank is reserved for graphics use.
  • To open the safe, a ‘learned’ finger is placed on the sensor, which then compares the fingerprint's unique pattern to those stored in its memory bank.
  • He opened his eyes at last to see a strange figure stood over him, and it took him a few seconds for it to match up with what was stored in his memory bank.

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Syllabification: mem·o·ry bank

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