computer memory

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n computer memory an electronic memory device "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
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Usage

In literature:

Memory in high places was a thing fruitful and precious beyond computation.
"When William Came" by Saki
As long as Mike played rationally, the machine had a slight edge, since it had a perfect memory and could compute faster than Mike could.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Until he tapped into a fragment of Godhome's primary memory bank, using the new abilities he had just learned the computer had given him.
"Fearful Symmetry" by Ann Wilson
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In news:

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix reported a small net profit in the third quarter Wednesday thanks to a foreign exchange gain that partly offset lower sales of computer memory chips.
Dell is unveiling updated mobile workstations in its Precision line that feature faster processors, graphics processors and memory for heavy-duty computing, such as 3D movie production.
Don't forget the memory Just like retailers might pass off a computer with an older processor, they might try to stiff you on memory .
Don't forget the memory Just like retailers might pass off a computer with an older.
No Computer, But a Memory .
The latest word on protecting against memory loss as you get older comes from a Mayo Clinic study that identifies computer use plus moderate physical exercise as a winning combination.
A new study shows that combining moderate exercise with computer use decreases one's odds of memory loss .
Computer use and moderate exercise reduce odds of memory loss .
Psychiatrist and neurologist Yonas Geda is the lead author of a new study from Mayo Clinic linking the combination of computer use and exercise to decreased odds of memory loss .
Combination of exercise and computer use may reduce memory loss .
For frequent computer users, the strength of their memory may be just as powerful as the memory in the machines they work with.
Our most affordable computer radio system yet, the Optic 6 Sport features a 10-model memory, easy-to-read LCD screen and function assignable switches.
( R andom A ccess M emory) The main memory in a computer, smartphone or tablet.
First Spintronic Computer Memory Device Successfully Built in Lab.
Other World Computing announced various do-it-yourself kits that allow users to safely trick out the new MacBook Pros with more memory and storage for blazing performance.
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In science:

But these days with computers with such large memories, this can be done quite easily.
On the Complete Solution to the Most General Fifth Degree Polynomial
As we want to simulate graphs with N up to 106 and with an average connectivity α of order O(1), we must use an algorithm which requires computer memory and time of order O(N ), not O(N 2 ).
Core percolation in random graphs: a critical phenomena analysis
Thus, the computer memory and time requirements for adaptive mesh refinement are significantly greater than for sampling of Gaussian random fields with a single grid.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
Computing facilities - like work stations and PCs, with high speed and large memory are becoming increasingly and easily available to researchers and students since recent times.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
However, for computer calculations, use of these tables is impractical. A computer, having a relatively small internal memory, cannot hold a large table of random numbers.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
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