EPROM etymology

English word EPROM comes from English programmable, English ROM

Detailed word origin of EPROM

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
programmable English (eng) Capable of being programmed. A calculator that allows the user to write programs.
ROM English (eng) (sports) (electronics, computing). (estimating and purchasing) Rough order of magnitude. An informal cost or price estimate provided for planning and budgeting purposes only, typically expected to be only 75% accurate.. (finance) Return on Margin.. (medical) Range of motion.. (video games) A software image of read-only memory (as of a game cartridge) used in emulation.
PROM English (eng) (electronics) Programmable read-only memory: A PROM chip can be programmed one or more times (depending on the type) and generally cannot be re-programmed without special equipment. Once programmed and installed in a device, it functions as a read-only chip (as if it had been hard-wired to function that way.).
EPROM English (eng) (electronics) Erasable programmable read-only memory.

Words with the same origin as EPROM

Descendants of ROM
rompler romset