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PROM stands for :


1. Prime Read Only Memory
2. Programmable Read Only Memory
3. Programmable Random Memory
4. Programmable Read Only Machine

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Programmable Read Only Memory

The correct answer is Programmable Read-Only Memory.

  • PROM stands for Programmable Read-Only Memory.
  • A programmable read-only memory (PROM) is a form of digital memory where the setting of each bit is locked by a fuse or anti-fuse.
  • It is one type of read-only memory (ROM).
  • The data in them are permanent and cannot be changed.
  • PROMs are used in digital electronic devices to store permanent data, usually low-level programs such as firmware or microcode. 

Some important abbreviations used in Computer:

  • BIOS - Basic Input Output System
  • CAD - Computer-Aided Design
  • EDVAC - Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Calculator
  • EPROM - Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
  • FORTRAN - FORmula TRANslation
  • GPRS - General Packet Radio Service 

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