battery-backed

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battery-backed (not comparable)

  1. (electronics, of a device) Using a battery to maintain operation when not powered by the main electrical supply (e.g. during a blackout).
  2. (electronics, computing) Using a battery to maintain volatile memory when powered off.
  3. (video games, of saved game data) Written to a volatile memory chip in a video game cartridge to maintain the data when not in use.