flash memory

Computers. a type of reprogrammable memory that retains information even with the power turned off.
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flash memory  
A kind of ROM that retains data when power is turned off and that can be electronically erased and reprogrammed without being removed from the circuit board.
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flash memory definition

Originally, Flash Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory but commonly used for various kinds of solid-state memory.
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Example sentences
Meanwhile, studios and retailers are poised to introduce movie-download kiosks,
  using flash memory.
With the next generation of flash memory, the number of errors is expected to
  approach one wrong bit out of every hundred.
It leads in flash memory and computer displays and ranks third in cell phones.
The company relies on high-speed flash memory, commonly used to store data on
  an iPod or digital camera.
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