cyclic storage

cyclic storage

[′sīk·lik ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
A computer storage device, such as a magnetic drum, whose storage medium is arranged in such a way that information can be read into or extracted from individual locations at only certain fixed times in a basic cycle.
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This new, dynamic storage alternative being presented at "Ziff's Gas Storage Conference" on Thursday, February 7, 2002, provides high deliverability, cyclic storage similar to salt cavern storage for geologically constrained areas in the Northeast, Northwest, mid- and south Atlantic and Western United States.