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PROM

[prom]
noun Computers.
a memory chip whose contents can be programmed by a user or manufacturer for a specific purpose.
Compare EPROM.


Origin:
p(rogrammable) r(ead)-o(nly) m(emory)

prom.

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prom (prɒm)
 
n
1.  (Brit) promenade short for promenade concert
2.  informal (US), (Canadian) short for promenade

PROM (prɒm)
 
n acronym for
programmable read only memory

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Word Origin & History

prom
"student formal dance in celebration of graduation," 1894, Amer.Eng. shortened form of promenade (q.v.).
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PROM definition


Programmable Read-Only Memory

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
prom
a dance (from "promenade")
PROM
  1. passive range of motion

  2. premature rupture of membranes

  3. programmable read-only memory

prom.
promontory
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