Definitions for "Virtual storage"
An operating system technique for providing more addressable storage to programs than is actually available on the hardware.
Storage space that may be viewed as addressable main storage, but is actually auxiliary storage (usually peripheral mass storage) mapped into real addresses; amount of visual storage is limited by the addressing scheme of the computer.
The storage space that may be regarded as addressable main storage by the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses.