main memory definition

  • noun:
    • the principal volatile memory of some type of computer, not including memory cache nor persistent disk storage space, nor exterior storage space.
    • The memory in some type of computer that keeps programs and information for fast access during execution of a program; it often keep the biggest amount of rapid-access storage space in a pc; -- also referred to as RAM (random access memory. It's contrasted to ROM, disk information storage, cache, registers along with other types of information storage.

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