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roll in/roll out

A swapping technique for freeing up memory temporarily in order to perform another task. The current program or program segment is stored (rolled out) on disk, and another program is brought into (rolled in) that memory space. See also pitch-yaw-roll.



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Roku ReadyROM
Roku SoundbridgeROM BIOS
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Roku Streaming StickROM card
ROLAPROM emulator
role-based access controlROM upgrade
role playing gameROMable

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