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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ran′dom ac′cess(n.)

  1. a feature of a videodisc or compact disc player that allows the user to select and replay any portion without starting at the beginning.

    Category: Radio and Television

Origin of random access:

1950–55

ran′dom-ac′cess(adj.)

  1. designating an electronic medium for storing and retrieving information in arbitrary sequence.

    Category: Computers

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  1. random-access(Adjective)

    Capable of being accessed in any order, not required to be sequential.

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