(NVRAM) Static random-access memory which is made into non-volatile storage either by having a battery permanently connected or by saving its contents to EEPROM before turning the power off and reloading it when power is restored.
- Non-volatile storage
storage (NVS, persistent storage, memory) A term describing a storage device whose contents are preserved when its power is off. Storage using magnetic media (e.g. magnetic disks, magnetic tape or bubble memory) is normally non-volatile by nature whereas semiconductor memories (static RAM and especially dynamic RAM) are normally volatile but can be made into non-volatile […]
[voh-lish-uh n, vuh-] /voʊˈlɪʃ ən, və-/ noun 1. the act of willing, choosing, or resolving; exercise of willing: She left of her own volition. 2. a choice or decision made by the will. 3. the power of willing; will. /vəˈlɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of exercising the will: of one’s own volition 2. the faculty […]
[vol-uh n-ter-ee] /ˈvɒl ənˌtɛr i/ adjective 1. done, made, brought about, undertaken, etc., of one’s own accord or by free choice: a voluntary contribution. 2. of, relating to, or acting in accord with the will: voluntary cooperation. 3. of, relating to, or depending on voluntary action: voluntary hospitals. 4. Law. 5. Physiology. subject to or […]
[non-voh-ter] /nɒnˈvoʊ tər/ noun 1. a person who does not vote. 2. a person who is not eligible to vote. /nɒnˈvəʊtə/ noun 1. a person who does not vote 2. a person not eligible to vote