magnetic core storage
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magnetic core storage[mag′ned·ik ¦kȯr ′stȯr·ij]
A computer storage system in which each of thousands of magnetic cores stores one bit of information; current pulses are sent through wires threading through the cores to record or read out data. Also known as core memory; core storage.
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