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memory

the part of a COMPUTER that stores information. The two main types of computer memory are RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read Only Memory). HARD DISKS and FLOPPY DISKS provide additional memory capacity for storing computer programs and data.
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In Day Packs, the Three Rivers Day Pack features one large main storage compartment with a secondary compartment.
A special feature included the supply of 25 metre long probes to prevent freezing of bedrock under the four main storage tanks at the Melkoya LNG facility.
In its 50th anniversary year, Scientific & Chemical (SciChem) has embarked on a substantial investment programme at its headquarters and main storage and distribution centre in Bilston in the West Midlands.
The company's main storage for imported tobacco products had been transferred to Finland Post's storage facilities at the beginning of April 2004, according to the company.
If the main storage device should fail, data on the secondary storage device can immediately be promoted to primary status and brought online.
There is a new digital hydrometer on the way to the fleet that NAVSEA and GNB have tested and approved for taking specific gravity's on the submarine main storage battery.
That water will eventually run off during the spring thaw and into the Feather River drainage basin, which feeds Lake Oroville, the main storage reservoir for the State Water Project.
When costumes are pulled from the main storage room at the beginning of a season's run, all relevant information about it is logged in the bible, including the name of the dancer performing in it, repairs performed on it, and notations when it's sent out for cleaning.
Its main storage ring will be about two-thirds of a mile (1,100) in circumference, and will serve as a running track for positrons.
The DO2 base system offers 8 MB of main storage and 800 MB of disk storage and supports either twinaxial or ASCII devices.
However, the supply chain operators which are relatively having less proximity from the main storage hubs are not expected to benefit substantially from the current scenario.