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secondary memory

noun, Computers. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for secondary memory
  • The secondary memory card had been removed from the camera, but the main one had been overlooked.
  • The task was performed alone or in conjunction with a verbal or spatial secondary memory task.
  • Short- and long-term memory are also referred to as primary and secondary memory.
Contemporary definitions for secondary memory

a slower, less expensive type of computer memory that cannot be processed directly by the central processing unit


Examples of secondary memory are floppy disks and CD-ROMs.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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