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[ran-duh m-ak-ses] /ˈræn dəmˈæk sɛs/

adjective, Computers.
the capacity of a videodisc or compact disc player that allows the user to select and replay any portion without starting at the beginning.
availability, as of a service or facility, whenever needed or desired:
an executive’s need for random access to legal experts.
another name for direct access

See direct access


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