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[mass noun] (in a personal computer running DOS) the first 640 k of memory where programs to be run must be loaded.
- ‘Because the controller is on-chip, the entire device looks like a conventional memory chip to the rest of the system.’
- ‘They are cheaper and easier to make than conventional memory cells, and could lead to lower operating voltages, the researchers said.’
- ‘To prevent data destruction caused by noise margin degradation, a data protection transistor is added to the conventional memory cell, which consists of six transistors.’
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