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EPROM

(ē′prŏm′)
n. Computers
A programmable ROM that can be erased by exposure to ultraviolet light and then reprogrammed.

[e(rasable) p(rogrammable) r(ead-)o(nly) m(emory).]

EPROM

(ˈiːprɒm)
n acronym for
(Computer Science) erasable programmable read-only memory

EPROM

(ˈiˌprɒm)
n.
a memory chip that can be reprogrammed any number of times, as to correct bugs, by first clearing its contents with ultraviolet light: used frequently in the manufacture of personal computers and peripherals.
[1975–80; e(rasable) p(rogrammable) r(ead-)o(nly) m(emory)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.EPROM - (computer science) a read-only memory chip that can be erased by ultraviolet light and programmed again with new data
fixed storage, read-only memory, read-only storage, ROM - (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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EPROM

(Comput) abbr of erasable programmable read only memoryEPROM m or nt
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The truck headshed tells us that there have been a lot of questions from the field about the 4L80E HMMWV transmission and transmission control module (TCM) E-PROM (or erasable programmable read-only memory).
Year Transmission NSN 2520-01- E-PROM 5962-01- Kit 1995 399-4691 430-0182 N/A 1996 430-5291 430-0208 57K3502 1997 439-6830 440-0368 57K3523 1998 461-7072 470-4619 57K3539 1999 461-7074 476-7772 57K3549 2000 473-7410 480-5247 57K3558 2001 489-0849 497-1611 57K3569
Year Transmission NSN 2520-01- E-PROM 5962-01- Kit 1996 430-2765 431-5121 57K3523 1997 439-6831 440-0369 57K3522 1998 459-8531 470-4621 57K3540 1999 461-7077 480-5246 57K3548 2000 475-1083 480-5248 57K3559 2001 489-0850 497-2519 57K4408