1. The amount of storage allocated to a process.
2. The act of allocating storage to a process. In a multiprogramming system it is necessary to control the use of storage to ensure that processes do not interfere with one another's workspace, except where they do so intentionally in order to cooperate. This represents one instance of the resource control activities within the system.
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