Associations to the word «Rom»


ROM, noun. (electronics) (computing) Read-only memory.
ROM, noun. (video games) A software image of read-only memory (as of a game cartridge) used in emulation.
ROM, noun. (medical) Range of motion.
ROM, noun. (finance) Return on Margin.
ROM, noun. (estimating and purchasing) Rough order of magnitude. An informal cost or price estimate provided for planning and budgeting purposes only, typically expected to be only 75% accurate.
ROM, proper noun. The ethnic designation used by the Romani people from Eastern Europe.
ROM, proper noun. (rare) The Romani language.
ROM, noun. A member of the Romani people.
ROM, noun. (in particular) A male member of the Romani people who is married and considered respectable amongst the family.
ROM, adjective. (rare) Romani: of or pertaining to the Roma people.
ROM COM, noun. (film) Short for romantic comedy.
ROM COMS, noun. Plural of rom com

Dictionary definition

ROM, noun. (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed.

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky