magnetic bubble
noun Date: 1969 a tiny movable magnetized cylindrical volume in a thin magnetic material that along with other like volumes can be used to represent a bit of information (as in a computer)

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  • magnetic bubble — n. see BUBBLE MEMORY …   English World dictionary

  • Magnetic Bubble —   [dt. »Magnetblase«], Magnetblasenspeicher …   Universal-Lexikon

  • magnetic bubble — noun : a tiny magnetized cylindrical volume that is formed in a thin amorphous or crystalline magnetic material, can be moved by a magnetic field, and can be used with other like volumes to represent a bit of information (as in a computer) * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnetic bubble — Computers. a tiny mobile magnetized area within a magnetic material, the basis of one type of solid state storage medium (magnetic bubble memory). Cf. bubble memory. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • magnetic bubble — magnet′ic bub′ble n. cmp a tiny mobile magnetized area within a magnetic material, the basis of one type of solid state computer storage medium(magnet′ic bub′ble mem ory) • Etymology: 1965–1970 …   From formal English to slang

  • magnetic bubble store — magnetic bubble memory or magnetic bubble store noun (computing) Same as ↑bubble memory (see under ↑bubble) • • • Main Entry: ↑magnet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Magnetic Bubble Memory —   [engl.], Magnetblasenspeicher …   Universal-Lexikon

  • magnetic bubble memory — noun a nonvolatile storage device that holds information in the form of bubbles on a thin film of magnetic silicate; no longer used in most computers • Hypernyms: ↑non volatile storage, ↑nonvolatile storage * * * magnetic bubble memory or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnetic-bubble domain — cilindrinis magnetinis domenas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. magnetic bubble domain vok. Magnetblasendomäne, f; zylindrische Magnetdomäne, f rus. цилиндрический магнитный домен, m pranc. bulle magnétique, f; domaine… …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • magnetic-bubble domain chip — lustas su cilindriniais magnetiniais domenais statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. magnetic bubble domain chip vok. Magnetblasendomänenchip, n rus. кристалл ИС на цилиндрических магнитных доменах, m pranc. puce à bulles… …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

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