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bistable

Pronounced "bye-stable." With regard to electronics, it refers to technologies that maintain their binary state without power, although they require power to change it. For example, non-volatile storage, such as flash memory, maintains its 0 or 1 state without power. A flip-flop is a bistable circuit, and E Ink and cholesteric LCDs are bistable display technologies. See non-volatile memory, future memory chips, flip-flop, E Ink and cholesteric LCD.



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bipolar transistorbistable circuit
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BIPSbisynchronous
biquinary codebit
birefringenceBit Alley
birefringentbit blit
bisbit block transfer
BISDNbit bucket
bisonbit cell
BISTBit coin

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