bubble memory
noun Date: 1969 a computer memory that uses magnetic bubbles to store information

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bubble memory — ☆ bubble memory or magnetic bubbles n. [from the appearance of these areas under a microscope] a solid state computer memory device that stores bits of data by means of magnetized, microscopic areas (magnetic bubbles) in sheets of a semiconductor …   English World dictionary

  • Bubble Memory —   [dt. Blasenspeicher], Magnetblasenspeicher …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bubble memory — Computer memory types Volatile RAM DRAM (e.g., DDR SDRAM) SRAM In development T RAM Z RAM TTRAM Historical Delay line memory Selectron tube Williams tube …   Wikipedia

  • Bubble memory —   Refer instead to Magnetic Bubble Memory System …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • bubble memory — Computers. a storage medium employing tiny, movable, bubble shaped magnetized areas within a magnetic material to represent data bits. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • bubble memory — magnetic computer memory made up of small elements (high access speed and large storage capacity) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bubble memory — noun : a computer memory that uses magnetic bubbles to store information …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bubble Memory — engl. Blubbergedächtnis wenn sich der Computer nach einer Champagner durchzechten Nacht an nichts mehr erinnern kann : ) …   Acronyms

  • Bubble Memory — engl. Blubbergedächtnis wenn sich der Computer nach einer Champagner durchzechten Nacht an nichts mehr erinnern kann : ) …   Acronyms von A bis Z

  • bubble memory — bub′ble mem ory n. cmp a computer storage medium that uses magnetic bubbles to represent data bits • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

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