Definition of virtual memory noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


virtual memory

BrE BrE//ˌvɜːtʃuəl ˈmeməri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌvɜːrtʃuəl ˈmeməri//
(also virtual storage) [uncountable] (computing)
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part of a computer's hard disk that can be used when the main memory is full
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: virtual memory