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Mnemonics vs. Memory

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Mnemonicsnoun

(plurale tantum) The study of techniques for remembering anything more easily.

Memorynoun

(uncountable) The ability of the brain to record information or impressions with the facility of recalling them later at will.

‘Memory is a facility common to all animals.’;

Mnemonicsnoun

The art of memory; a method for improving the memory; a system of precepts and rules intended to assist the memory; artificial memory.

Memorynoun

A record of a thing or an event stored and available for later use by the organism.

‘I have no memory of that event.’; ‘My wedding is one of my happiest memories.’;

Mnemonicsnoun

a method or system for improving the memory

Memorynoun

(computing) The part of a computer that stores variable executable code or data (RAM) or unalterable executable code or default data (ROM).

‘This data passes from the CPU to the memory.’;

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Memorynoun

The time within which past events can be or are remembered.

‘in recent memory; in living memory’;

Memorynoun

which returns to its original shape when heated

‘Memory metal; memory plastic.’;

Memorynoun

(obsolete) A memorial.

Memorynoun

A term of venery for a social group of elephants, normally called a herd.

Memorynoun

The faculty of the mind by which it retains the knowledge of previous thoughts, impressions, or events.

‘Memory is the purveyor of reason.’;

Memorynoun

The reach and positiveness with which a person can remember; the strength and trustworthiness of one's power to reach and represent or to recall the past; as, his memory was never wrong.

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Memorynoun

The actual and distinct retention and recognition of past ideas in the mind; remembrance; as, in memory of youth; memories of foreign lands.

Memorynoun

The time within which past events can be or are remembered; as, within the memory of man.

‘And what, before thy memory, was doneFrom the begining.’;

Memorynoun

Something, or an aggregate of things, remembered; hence, character, conduct, etc., as preserved in remembrance, history, or tradition; posthumous fame; as, the war became only a memory.

‘The memory of the just is blessed.’; ‘That ever-living man of memory, Henry the Fifth.’; ‘The Nonconformists . . . have, as a body, always venerated her [Elizabeth's] memory.’;

Memorynoun

A memorial.

‘These weeds are memories of those worser hours.’;

Memorynoun

something that is remembered;

‘search as he would, the memory was lost’;

Memorynoun

the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered;

‘he can do it from memory’; ‘he enjoyed remembering his father’;

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Memorynoun

the power of retaining and recalling past experience;

‘he had a good memory when he was younger’;

Memorynoun

an electronic memory device;

‘a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached’;

Memorynoun

the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes;

‘he taught a graduate course on learning and memory’;

Memory

Memory is the faculty of the brain by which data or information is encoded, stored, and retrieved when needed. It is the retention of information over time for the purpose of influencing future action.

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