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flash

1. n. something suddenly remembered; something suddenly thought of. I had a flash and quickly wrote it down.
2. n. a very short period of time; an instant. (see also in a flash.) I’ll be there in a flash.
3. tv. to display something briefly. You’d better not flash a wad like that around here. You won’t have it long.
4. in. to display one’s private parts briefly. She flashed briefly, providing the show that people came to see, and left the stage.
5. n. a drink of liquor. Here, have a little flash, and let’s chat a little longer.
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noted the circular logic of the dutifully reported flash mobs, events that seemed to receive attention merely because they happened and which happened merely to draw attention (there were no private flash mobs).
The 512Mbit flash chip comes in a TSOP package and is targeting the removable solid state storage market with products like SD-, MMC-, Compact-Flash-Cards or memory sticks mainly used for Digital Still Cameras and PDAs.
In theory, the solution to this dilemma is to reduce to the greatest possible extent the difference between the cooling times for the flash and the part.
The overflow is placed extremely close to the part (x = o)(**) so that, when this overflow is removed by hand, no flash remains.
Japan was the early adopter of mobile Flash technology, but today it is a worldwide phenomenon with some of the hottest mobile devices, like the LG Prada phone, relying on Flash to deliver compelling user experiences," said Al Ramadan, senior vice president, Mobile and Device Solutions Business Unit at Adobe.
It's amazing what an ideal solution our NAND flash technology is for theme park animatronics applications, and we're thrilled that the innovative designers at Simon Kaloi realized the advantages of using NAND," said Scott Nelson, business development director of memory products at TAEC.
He also urges people not to be afraid to report any flash they observe.
Video support in Flash Lite will revolutionize the way users engage with mobile content and open up new revenue opportunities for developers worldwide," said Al Ramadan, senior vice president for Mobile and Device Solutions at Adobe.
The controller's internal flash memory is factory preprogrammed with Embedded Flash File System firmware, which recognizes the external flash media upon power-up and performs all the necessary "handshaking" routines for media support.
NAND Flash memory provides portable systems with non-volatile, high-capacity storage similar to hard disk drives, but with higher reliability, smaller form factors and lower energy consumption than electromechanical solutions," says Howard Li, QuickLogic's Senior Marketing Manager for connectivity solutions.
Our entrance into the serial flash memory market is another example of SST's product diversification strategy," said Mike Briner, vice president, Application Specific Products Group at SST.
SANDISK TO LAUNCH 56-NANOMETER, 16-GIGABIT HIGH-PERFORMANCE NAND FLASH MEMORY WITH TOSHIBA
In addition, the specification provides the NAND Flash with the ability to identify itself and provide key characteristics such as memory layout, timing support, and enhanced features to the controller, via a standardized protocol.
Installed on over 700 million Internet-connected PCs and mobile devices worldwide, Adobe Flash Player engages people across a wide array of different channels, enabling collaboration and delivering richer, more interactive experiences that work consistently across multiple platforms.