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FIXED-SIZE PARTITION [1 record]

Record 1 2011-07-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Memories
DEF

A fixed-size subdivision of a portion of the computer's main storage.

OBS

memory partitioning: the subdividing of a storage device into independent sections.

Key term(s)
  • fixed-size partition

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mémoires (Informatique)
DEF

Portion de mémoire allouée à un programme au cours d'une exécution en mode multitâche.

OBS

Le terme «partition» s'applique également à la division des données, ainsi qu'à la portion de données obtenue après cette division.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Memorias (Computadoras)
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