volumetric storage

volumetric storage

[¦väl·yə¦me·trik ′stȯr·ij]
(communications)
Any data storage technology in which information is stored throughout a three-dimensional volume rather than merely on a surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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