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flash memory

n.
A form of nonvolatile RAM that is typically smaller, lighter, and more energy efficient than a hard drive, used especially in handheld and portable devices.

flash′ mem′ory


n.
Computers. a type of reprogrammable memory that retains information even with the power turned off.
[1990–95]
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Noun1.flash memory - nonvolatile storage that can be electrically erased and programmed anew
nonvolatile storage, non-volatile storage - computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
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Founded in December 2012, by professionals from the mobile and fintech industry, Nearex created Xip to take on the challenge of making electronic payments as simple and easy to use as cash, and most importantly, affordable enough to use for the smallest merchant in any country.
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