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memory cycle

[′mem·rē ‚sī·kəl]
(computer science)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

memory cycle

A series of operations that take place to read or write a byte of memory. For destructive memories, it includes the regeneration of the bits.
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For example, Chen and Chung's (2008) system recommends appropriate English vocabulary for learning according to different learners' prior word knowledge and memory cycle, and thus it is effective in adjusting learning modes of various learners to promote their learning performances and interests.
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He believes the company's outlook and the "rational response" to the pricing environment should alleviate some market concerns about an extended downturn in the memory cycle. This benefits suppliers such as Micron Technology (MU), Smart Global Holdings (SGH) and Western Digital (WDC), Cassidy tells investors.