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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: memory - an electronic memory devicecomputer memory - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
computer hardware, hardware - (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
nonvolatile storage, non-volatile storage - computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
fixed storage, read-only memory, read-only storage, ROM - (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
real storage - the main memory in a virtual memory system
register - (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
scratchpad - (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
virtual memory, virtual storage - (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses
volatile storage - computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
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30 August 2017 - California, US-based computer data storage company Western Digital Corp.
Police seized three mobile phones and a computer data storage device, which will be sent for forensic examination.
The President will also sit down with top executives of Western Digital Corp., a computer data storage company and one of the largest manufacturers of hard disk drives, and with Aecom, a provider of professional technical and management support services.
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The new findings could lead to significant new applications, including better design of the recording heads of the hard disks used for computer data storage, and new kinds of devices for harvesting energy from heat that would otherwise be wasted.

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