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flash memory

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Definition of flash memory in English:

noun

[mass noun] Computing
A kind of memory that retains data in the absence of a power supply.
Example sentences
  • It uses flash memory to provide nonvolatile storage, which means that a power source is not required to retain stored data.
  • In the past two quarters alone, we shipped almost as many megabytes of flash memory as in the prior fifteen years combined.
  • We present new products, including controllers, flash memory and conventional hard drives of various sizes.

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