Definition of Virtual memory

1. Noun. (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses.

Exact synonyms: Virtual Storage
Generic synonyms: Computer Memory, Computer Storage, Memory, Memory Board, Storage, Store
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing

Definition of Virtual memory

1. Noun. (computing) Memory that appears to be RAM but is being simulated (by a process called paging) on a hard disk; allows a computer to operate as if it had more memory than it actually does, but with some loss of performance ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Virtual Memory

virtual Friday
virtual address
virtual communities
virtual community
virtual consumption
virtual darkness
virtual focus
virtual image
virtual machine
virtual machines
virtual market
virtual memory (current term)
virtual organization
virtual particle
virtual private network
virtual private networks
virtual private server
virtual realities
virtual reality
virtual storage

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