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main storage Syllabification: main stor·age

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of main storage in English:

noun

Computing
The total memory available to executing programs, equivalent to RAM on modern computers.
Example sentences
  • Once all the required details have been entered, the user enters an end command and the system transfers all the booking details to main storage?
  • In older processors, main storage was made from thousands of magnetic cores, each about the size of a pinhead.

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