The set of all legal addresses in memory for a given application. The address space represents the amount of memory available to a program. Interestingly, the address space can be larger than physical memory through a technique called virtual memory.
Definition Prefix: A
- address translation cache
Another name for a translation look-aside buffer.
- addressable resolution
In digital television the addressable resolution is the highest resolution signal that a display device (TV or monitor) can accept. A device in some circumstances may not be able to display the highest resolution it can receive.
- adjunct program
In computer-based training (CBT), also called computer-assisted instruction (CAI), an adjunct program is a device used by instructors to apply programming principles to course materials such as texts or manuals.
- administrative domain
A collection of networks, computers, and databases under a common administration, such as an enterprise’s intranet. The devices that operate in a singular administrative domain share common security features that are administered across the network and the entities that are associated with it.