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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.
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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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When police raided his home in 2007, they found indecent images of children in a box of printed photographs, on a mobile phone and on a camera memory card.
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Malcolm - a handyman at his co-defendants' furniture business - turned up at the Marriott Hotel in Manchester and handed over a folder of the snaps along with the camera memory card expecting the pounds 5,000 payment.