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Definition of direct access noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

direct access

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dəˌrekt ˈækses//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dəˌrekt ˈækses//
 
; BrE BrE//dɪˌrekt ˈækses//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˌrekt ˈækses//
 
; BrE BrE//daɪˌrekt ˈækses//
 
; NAmE NAmE//daɪˌrekt ˈækses//
 
[uncountable] (computing)
 
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the ability to get data immediately from any part of a computer file
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: direct access