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memory mapping

Line breaks: mem¦ory map|ping

Definition of memory mapping in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A technique in which a computer treats peripheral devices as if they were located in the main memory.
Example sentences
  • As far as drivers are concerned, memory mapping can be implemented to provide user programs with direct access to device memory.
  • IOService provides one device memory–mapping method, mapDeviceMemoryWithIndex, that maps a physical memory range of a device at the given index (passed in the first parameter).

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