The term memory comes from the latin. It comes from the noun memory, memoriae, which in turn comes from the adjective memor, memoris whose meaning is that is agreed upon, you remember. He is added to the root the suffix IA which is used for the creation of quality abstract nouns. As RAM is an acronym (type of acronym that is pronounced as a Word) English for Random Access Memory.
Definition of memory RAM
Can be given as its definition: it is an electronic device that stores data and instructions on a temporary basis, that loses the stored data once it shuts down the computer. In Exchange for this, it has a very high speed for the transmission of information.