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memory US English

The faculty by which the mind stores and remembers information

memory US Thesaurus

she is losing her memory

stick in one's mind US English

Be remembered clearly and for a long time

folk memory US English

A body of recollections or legends connected with the past that persists among a group of people

from memory US English

Without reading or referring to notes

memory bank US English

The memory device of a computer or other device

memory book US English

A scrapbook

memory card US English

A small, flat flash drive used especially in digital cameras and cell phones

memory cell US English

A long-lived lymphocyte capable of responding to a particular antigen on its reintroduction, long after the exposure that prompted its production

memory foam US English

A polyurethane material that is sensitive to pressure and temperature, used especially in mattresses, where it molds to the shape of an individual’s body

memory hole US English

An imaginary place where inconvenient or unpleasant information is put and quickly forgotten

memory leak US English

A failure in a program to release discarded memory, causing impaired performance or failure

race memory US English

A supposedly inherited subconscious memory of events in human history or prehistory

bubble memory US English

A type of memory in which data is stored as a pattern of magnetized regions in a thin layer of magnetic material

false memory US English

An apparent recollection of an event that did not actually occur, especially one of childhood sexual abuse arising from suggestion during psychotherapy

flash memory US English

A kind of memory that retains data in the absence of a power supply

memory board US English

A detachable board containing memory chips, which can be connected to a computer

Memory Stick US English

A type of memory card

memory trace US English

A hypothetical permanent change in the nervous system brought about by memorizing something; an engram

shape memory US English

A property exhibited by certain alloys of recovering their initial shape when they are heated after having been plastically deformed

in memory of US English

Intended to remind people of, especially to honor a dead person

memory mapping US English

A technique in which a computer treats peripheral devices as if they were located in the main memory

read-only memory US English

Memory read at high speed but not capable of being changed by program instructions

virtual memory US English

Memory that appears to exist as main storage although most of it is supported by data held in secondary storage, transfer between the two being made automatically as required

working memory US English

The part of short-term memory that is concerned with immediate conscious perceptual and linguistic processing

associative memory US English

A memory capable of determining whether a given datum (the search word) is contained in one of its addresses or locations

collective memory US English

The memory of a group of people, typically passed from one generation to the next

conventional memory US English

(In a computer running DOS) the first 640k of memory where programs to be run must be loaded

in living memory US English

Within or during a time that is remembered by people still alive

photographic memory US English

The ability to remember information or visual images in great detail

false memory syndrome US English

A condition in which a person has an apparent recollection of an event which did not actually occur, especially one of childhood sexual abuse arising from suggestion during psychoanalysis

jog someone's memory US English

Cause someone to remember something suddenly

if my memory serves me US English

If I remember correctly

take a trip down memory lane US English

Deliberately recall pleasant or sentimental memories

blessed US English

Used respectfully in reference to a dead person

from memory in memory US English

Without reading or referring to notes

jog someone's memory in jog US English

Cause someone to remember something suddenly

in memory of in memory US English

Intended to remind people of, especially to honor a dead person

cache memory in cache US English

An auxiliary memory from which high-speed retrieval is possible

in living memory in living US English

Within or during a time that is remembered by people still alive


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