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ROM in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishROMROM /rɒm $ rɑːm/ noun [uncountable] technical 🔊 🔊 TD (read-only memory) the part of a computer where permanent instructions and information are stored → RAM
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ROM• Other options include a Novell NetWare boot ROM for diskless workstations.• NuTek reportedly developed its own Mac-compatible ROM in a clean room using public documents.• One group of pirates has made a small add-on circuit board which makes it easier to copy ROM cartridges.• PTR-1 returns the number of file handles available for use and the ROM release number.• However the ROM used a slightly different principle.