nonuniform memory access machine
nonuniform memory access machine[‚nän¦yün·i‚fȯrm ¦mem·rē ′ak·ses mə‚shēn]
A multiprocessor in which the memory is spread out over memory modules, which are attached to the processors, so that each processor has its own memory module. Abbreviated NUMA machine.
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