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Memory

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Noun

1. memory

something that is remembered

Example Sentences:
'search as he would, the memory was lost'

2. memory, remembering

the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered

Example Sentences:
'he can do it from memory'
'he enjoyed remembering his father'

3. memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivity

the power of retaining and recalling past experience

Example Sentences:
'he had a good memory when he was younger'

4. computer memory, computer storage, memory, memory board, storage, store

an electronic memory device

Example Sentences:
'a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached'

5. memory

the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes

Example Sentences:
'he taught a graduate course on learning and memory'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Memory

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noun plural -ries
1. 
a. 
the ability of the mind to store and recall past sensations, thoughts, knowledge, etc
he can do it from memory
b. 
the part of the brain that appears to have this function
2. 
the sum of everything retained by the mind
3. 
a particular recollection of an event, person, etc
4. 
the time over which recollection extends
within his memory
5. 
commemoration or remembrance
in memory of our leader
6. 
the state of being remembered, as after death
7. Also called: RAM, main store, store
a part of a computer in which information is stored for immediate use by the central processing unit
See also backing store, virtual storage
8. 
the tendency for a material, system, etc, to show effects that depend on its past treatment or history
9. 
the ability of a material, etc, to return to a former state after a constraint has been removed

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Memory

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nounWord forms: plural ˈmemories
1. 
the power, act, or process of recalling to mind facts previously learned or past experiences
2. 
the total of what one remembers
3. 
a person, thing, happening, or act remembered
4. 
the length of time over which remembering extends
a happening within the memory of living men
5. 
commemoration or remembrance
in memory of his father
6. 
the fact of being remembered; posthumous reputation
7. 
plastic memory
8.  Electronics
a. 
a device in a computer, guidance system, etc., designed to accept, store, and recall information or instructions; specif., random-access memory
b. 
storage or storage capacity as of a computer, disk, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Memory

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n. pl. mem·o·ries
1. The mental faculty of retaining and recalling past experience.
2. The act or an instance of remembering; recollection: spent the afternoon lost in memory.
3. All that a person can remember: It hasn't happened in my memory.
4. Something that is remembered: pleasant childhood memories.
5. The fact of being remembered; remembrance: dedicated to their parents' memory.
6. The period of time covered by the remembrance or recollection of a person or group of persons: within the memory of humankind.
7. Computers
a. A circuit or device that stores digital data.
b. Capacity for storing information: two gigabytes of memory.
8. Statistics The set of past events affecting a given event in a stochastic process.
9. The capacity of a material, such as plastic or metal, to return to a previous shape after deformation.
10. Immunology The ability of the immune system to respond faster and more powerfully to subsequent exposure to an antigen.

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