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Noun: RAM disk
  1. (computing) a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors
    "access to a RAM disk is very fast but the data it contains is lost when the system is turned off"

Type of: drive

Part of: RAM, random access memory, random memory, random-access memory, read/write memory

Encyclopedia: RAM disk