ultraviolet-erasable programmable read-only memory

ultraviolet-erasable programmable read-only memory

[¦əl·trə′vī·lət i′rās·ə·bəl ′prō‚gram·ə·bəl ¦rēd ‚ōn·lē ′mem·rē]
(computer science)
An integrated-circuit memory chip in which the stored information can be erased only by ultraviolet light and the circuit can be reprogrammed with new information that can be stored indefinitely. Abbreviated UV EPROM; UVPROM.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.