A section of non-volitile memory used to record state information. Often used for retaining crash information after a reboot in embedded systems.
[“before” a reboot?]
noun data stored on microcomputers Usage Note computing
microdactyly mi·cro·dac·ty·ly (mī’krō-dāk’tə-lē) n. Abnormal smallness or shortness of the fingers or toes.
[mahy-kroh-man-ij] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌmæn ɪdʒ/ verb (used with object), micromanaged, micromanaging. 1. to manage or control with excessive attention to minor details. /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmænɪdʒ/ verb 1. (transitive) to control (a business or project) with excessive attention to minor details v. by 1982, from micro- + manage (v.). Related: Micromanagement; micromanaged; micromanaging.
[mahy-kroh-muh-nip-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ məˌnɪp yəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the technique of performing mechanical operations under high magnification through the use of specialized tools. micromanipulation mi·cro·ma·nip·u·la·tion (mī’krō-mə-nĭp’yə-lā’shən) n. The manipulation of minute instruments and needles under a microscope in order to perform delicate procedures, such as microsurgery.