resident module


Also found in: Wikipedia.

resident module

[′rez·ə·dənt ′mä·jəl]
(computer science)

resident module

The part of a program that must remain in memory at all times. Instructions and data that remain in memory can be accessed instantly.
References in periodicals archive ?
The final resident module, Module G, Combined Arms Exercise Planning and Managing Exercises, allows the student to apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout the course.
The Win95/98/NT version includes platform-specific features as shell integration, language-switch on the fly, advanced configuration options, resident module, etc.
In addition, the software contains a resident module that allows a viewer to look up key term definitions without exiting an application that is currently active.
A small (10KB) memory resident module detects viruses in memory, which is critical for computers connected to the Internet and relying on e-mail.

Full browser ?