The address range 640-1024 kilobytes on an IBM PC, reserved for BIOS, video cards, and add-on cards. Depending on the configuration some of the address space may be unused in which case it can be used by EMS or UMB.
adjective 1. kept or set apart for some particular use or purpose. 2. kept by special arrangement for some person: a reserved seat. 3. formal or self-restrained in manner and relationship; avoiding familiarity or intimacy with others: a quiet, reserved man. 4. characterized by reserve, as the disposition, manner, etc.: reserved comments. 5. retaining the […]
- Reserved occupation
noun 1. (Brit) in time of war, an occupation from which one will not be called up for military service
noun 1. a political power that a constitution reserves exclusively to the jurisdiction of a particular political authority.
- Reserved word
noun 1. a word in a programming language or computer system that has a fixed meaning and therefore cannot be redefined by a programmer