noun[mass noun] Computing
A type of memory in which data is stored as a pattern of magnetized regions in a thin layer of magnetic material.
- Later he spent five years at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, where he researched bubble memory, which records data by magnetizing small circles on gadolinium gallium garnet.
- In addition, the bubble memory is small and lightweight and is, therefore, an excellent choice for compact designs and portable applications. functional operation of bubble memories
- The use of and demand for bubble memory has all but disappeared because of the introduction of flash memory, which is less expensive and easier to produce.
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