A type of RAM that stores data in transistor circuits. Static RAM is faster than dynamic RAM and does not need to be continuously refreshed. Because it is more expensive and holds less data than dynamic RAM, it is used primarily for cache memory.
static random-access memory
- Static random-access memory
storage (SRAM) Random-access memory in which each bit of storage is a bistable flip-flop, commonly consisting of cross-coupled inverters. It is called “static” because it will retain a value as long as power is supplied, unlike dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) which must be regularly refreshed. It is however, still volatile, i.e. it will lose its […]
- Static reflex
static reflex n. See righting reflex.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of mechanics that deals with bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium. adjective, Also, statical 1. pertaining to or characterized by a fixed or stationary condition. 2. showing little or no change: a static concept; a static relationship. 3. lacking movement, development, or vitality: The novel […]
- Static scope