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Relating to or denoting a memory unit in which all locations can be separately accessed by a particular program.
- ‘Another benefit is the increase in addressable memory.’
- ‘Alternatively, a uniquely addressable mirror of the database could be split off.’
- ‘To be addressable, I need an IP number for my site.’
- ‘Nonaddressable markers can be used to locate addressable markers by providing a reference point for searches.’
- ‘Each cache director contains four independent regions of cache memory for a total of 32 separately addressable, simultaneously accessible regions of cache memory.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.