core memory

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Noun1.core memory - (computer science) a computer memory consisting of an array of magnetic cores; now superseded by semiconductor memories
magnetic core, core - (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories; "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"
RAM, random access memory, random memory, random-access memory, read/write memory - the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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During a fight, B-127 loses his vocal processor unit and his core memory is damaged.
When we squirm at another selfie attempt gone south from a skyscraper, let's remember to save that in our core memory."
By exploiting the vulnerability, an attacker could access protected mode and the core memory without requiring permissions and steal data from the memory of running apps, such as data from password managers, browsers, emails, and photos and documents.
EeA[cedilla] Maintain order at home, keeping things where they belong is a good practice and is very useful as practice turns any habit into a core memory.
In contrast to the conventional MLFMA and the traditional SE-MLFMA, the improved SE-MLFMA shows the following improvements: firstly, the memory requirement of RPs is only proportional to the total number of triangles and tetrahedrons rather than that of the basis functions, leading to a considerable reduction of core memory requirement.
Initially mentioned in 2013, during unveiling of the industry's first 3D NAND, Samsung has been working to enable its core memory technologies to realize one terabit of capacity on a single chip using a V-NAND structure.
The need to track incoming missiles led to the interconnection of radar sites by telephone lines; the need to store the radar data led to the development of the magnetic core memory and the transformation of IBM from a typewriter company to a computer company; the need to generate the tracks led to the first computer languages and programs.