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 +Random Access Memory. 
 +The working memory of the computer into which application programs can be loaded and executed. It helps to have more of this "​working space" installed when running advanced operating systems and applications. A configuration of memory cells that hold data for processing by a computer'​s central processing unit, or CPU; (see also memory). The term random derives from the fact that the CPU can retrieve data from any individual location, or address, within RAM.
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