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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)]
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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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