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EPROM

[ee-prom] /ˈi prɒm/
noun, Computers.
1.
a memory chip whose contents can be erased by a mechanism using ultraviolet light and reprogrammed for other purposes.
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Origin
e(rasable) p(rogrammable) r(ead)-o(nly) m(emory)
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British Dictionary definitions for EPROM

EPROM

/ˈiːprɒm/
noun acronym (computing)
1.
erasable programmable read-only memory
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EPROM in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for EPROM

EPROM

erasable programmable read-only memory
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