• abbreviation
    (written as WORM)
    write once, read many times memory
  • A shaft with a threaded surface utilized in a worm gear.
  • A computer program that replicates itself and spreads throughout a given computer or computer network, utilizing more and more resources and/or producing other damage such as system crashes. A virus also replicates itself, but must seek out other programs onto which to copy itself, while a worm does so autonomously.
  • (written as WORM)
    Acronym for write once, read many. An optical disc technology, such as DVD-R or CD-R, which allows for recording only once.
  • acronym for write once, read many
    (written as WORM)

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