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Rom, or ROM may refer to:


Biomechanics and medicine

* Risk of mortality, a medical classification to estimate the likelihood of death for a patient * Rupture of membranes, a term used during pregnancy to describe a rupture of the amniotic sac *
Range of motion Range of motion (or ROM), is the linear or angular distance that a moving object may normally travel while properly attached to another. It is also called range of travel (or ROT), particularly when talking about mechanical devices and in mechanica ...
, eg. of joints in physiotherapy


Computers and mathematics

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Read-only memory Read-only memory (ROM) is a type of non-volatile memory Non-volatile memory (NVM) or non-volatile storage is a type of computer memory that can retain stored information even after power is removed. In contrast, volatile memory needs const ...
, a type of storage media that is used in computers and other electronic devices **
ROM cartridge A ROM cartridge, usually referred to simply as a cartridge or cart, is a removable memory cardImage:Memory-card-comparison.jpg, 300px, Miniaturization is evident in memory card creation; over time, the physical card sizes grow smaller. A memor ...
, a portable form of read-only memory ** ROM image, a computer file which contains a copy of the data from a read-only memory chip * Random oracle model, a mathematical abstraction used in cryptographic proofs * ROM (MUD), a popular MUD codebase * Request of Maintainer (see
Software maintainerIn free and open source software, a Computer software, software maintainer or package maintainer is usually one or more people who build source code into a Executable, binary Software package (installation), package for Software deployment, distribut ...
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Engineering

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Range of motion Range of motion (or ROM), is the linear or angular distance that a moving object may normally travel while properly attached to another. It is also called range of travel (or ROT), particularly when talking about mechanical devices and in mechanica ...
, the distance that a movable object may normally travel while properly attached to another object * RFID on metal, refers to radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags which perform a specific function when attached to metal objects * Rough order of magnitude, a type of cost estimation


Fiction and entertainment

* Ethan Rom, one of the Others in the TV series ''Lost'' * Rom (comics), a Marvel Comics superhero based on the Parker Brothers toy of the same name * Rom (''Star Trek''), a Ferengi character in ''Star Trek: Deep Space Nine'' * Rom, a fictional character in ''Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2'' * '' Runes of Magic'', a popular MMORPG * Rom, a boss in the videogame '' Bloodborne'' * Read-Only Memory (publisher), a British publisher of art books related to the Britsoft era of video game development * ''Rom'' (album)


Places and structures

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Republic of Macedonia North Macedonia, ; sq, Maqedonia e Veriut, (Macedonia until February 2019), officially the Republic of North Macedonia,, is a country in Southeast Europe. It gained independence in 1991 as one of the successor states of Yugoslavia ...
, former name of the Republic of North Macedonia * River Rom, England * Rom (river), Switzerland and Italy * Rom, Afghanistan, a village in Sar-e Pol province, Afghanistan * Rom, Deux-Sèvres, a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in western France * Rom (Mecklenburg), a community in the district of Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany * Rom, a district of Morsbach in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany * Rom, Iran, a village in South Khorasan Province, Iran * Royal Ontario Museum, a museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada * The Rom, skatepark in Hornchurch, East London, England


Society

* Rom (plural Roma), one of the ethnic designations used by the Romani people ** rom, Romani language, language code ISO 639 alpha-2 * Rom or ROM, system of Indigenous Australian customary law#Arnhem Land, Indigenous Australian customary law **ROM ceremony, a Yolngu ceremonial practice


Other uses

* Return on margin, a judge of performance based on the net gain or net loss compared to the perceived risk * Refuel On the Move, a DoD logistic action *Epistle to the Romans, a book of the Bible commonly abbreviated ''Rom.'' {{disambiguation, geo