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 for Random Access Memory
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  main memory \main memory\ n. (Computers)
     The memory in a computer that holds programs and data for
     rapid access during execution of a program; it usually hold
     the largest quantity of rapid-access storage in a computer;
     RAM+({random+access+memory">-- also called RAM ({random access memory. It is
     contrasted to ROM, disk data storage, cache,
     registers and other forms of data storage.
     [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  random access memory
      n 1: the most common computer memory which can be used by
           programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is
           on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to
           be stored or accessed in any order and all storage
           locations are equally accessible [syn: random-access
           memory, random access memory, random memory, RAM,
           read/write memory]

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