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write-back

(memory management)
A cache architecture in which data is only written to main memory when it is forced out of the cache.

Opposite of write-through. See also no-write allocation.
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Ryan, from Stockport, Greater Manchester who went on holiday to New York last year, said: "I'm pleased Mr Bush took the time to write back to me.
When I sent the letter I felt sure he'd write back and in the end I was right he did.
Option to write back non-conformance (NC) origination notepad to JobBOSS internal notepad, on completion of NC origination, or closing of NC
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