erasable programmable read-only memory

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Noun1.erasable programmable read-only memory - (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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Harnish, CPA, and Liz O'Dell Flash memory, or electronically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM), is rewritable like normal random-access memory (RAM), but unlike dynamic RAM (DRAM) or static RAM (SRAM), holds data after the power is turned off.
Intel Corporation invented the first commercial microprocessor in 1971 and introduced the dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chip, the erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM) chip, and the math coprocessor.
If a HMMWV with a newly installed transmission goes into "limp mode" (won't shift out of second gear right away, it could have the wrong erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM) chip installed.