Memory

  • 1 Memory — • Memory is the capability of the mind, to store up conscious processes, and reproduce them later with some degree of fidelity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Memory     Memory    …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 memory — mem‧o‧ry [ˈmemri] noun [uncountable] COMPUTING the part of a computer in which information is stored: • Storing and retrieving video images requires vast amounts of computer memory. • a machine with 4 gigabytes of memory • Both companies have… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Memory — Mem o*ry, n.; pl. {Memories}. [OE. memorie, OF. memoire, memorie, F. m[ e]moire, L. memoria, fr. memor mindful; cf. mora delay. Cf. {Demur}, {Martyr}, {Memoir}, {Remember}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The faculty of the mind by which it retains the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 memory — memory, remembrance, recollection, reminiscence, mind, souvenir are comparable though not wholly synonymous terms since all involve the ideas of remembering and of being remembered. Memory applies chiefly to the power or function of remembering… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 memory — [mem′ə rē, mem′rē] n. pl. memories [ME memorie < OFr < L memoria < memor, mindful, remembering < IE * mimoro , redupl. of base * (s)mer , to remember, recall > MERIT] 1. the power, act, or process of recalling to mind facts… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 memory — (n.) mid 13c., recollection (of someone or something); awareness, consciousness, also fame, renown, reputation, from Anglo Fr. memorie (O.Fr. memoire, 11c., mind, memory, remembrance; memorial, record ) and directly from L. memoria memory,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 memory — ► NOUN (pl. memories) 1) the faculty by which the mind stores and remembers information. 2) a person or thing remembered. 3) the length of time over which people s memory extends. 4) a computer s equipment or capacity for storing data or program… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 memory — [n1] ability to hold in the mind anamnesis, awareness, camera eye*, cognizance, consciousness, dead eye*, flashback, memorization, mind, mindfulness, mind’s eye*, recall, recapture, recognition, recollection, reflection, remembrance, reminiscence …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 memory — I (commemoration) noun celebration, remembrance, writing II (retention) noun mind, recalling, recollection, reflection III index hindsight, recognition …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 Memory — For other uses, see Memory (disambiguation). Neuropsychology Topics …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 memory — /mem euh ree/, n., pl. memories. 1. the mental capacity or faculty of retaining and reviving facts, events, impressions, etc., or of recalling or recognizing previous experiences. 2. this faculty as possessed by a particular individual: to have a …

    Universalium

  • 12 Memory — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Memory >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 memory memory remembrance Sgm: N 1 retention retention retentiveness Sgm: N 1 tenacity tenacity Sgm: N 1 veteris vestigia flammae veteris vestigia flammae Sgm: N 1 tablets of the… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 memory — noun 1 ability to remember ADJECTIVE ▪ excellent, good, long, prodigious, retentive ▪ awful, bad, faulty, poor …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 memory — mem|o|ry W1S1 [ˈmeməri] n plural memories ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ability to remember)¦ 2¦(something you remember)¦ 3¦(computer)¦ 4 in/within memory 5 in memory of somebody 6 somebody s memory 7 a walk/trip down memory lane 8 somebody s memory is playing …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 MEMORY — holocaust literature in european languages historiography of the holocaust holocaust studies Documentation, Education, and Resource Centers memorials and monuments museums film survivor testimonies Holocaust Literature in European Languages The… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 16 memory — n. power of recalling 1) to jog smb. s memory 2) to commit smt. to memory 3) to slip smb. s memory (the date has slipped my memory) 4) to lose one s memory 5) an infallible; photographic; powerful; retentive; short memory 6) (med.) long term;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 memory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Retention of thought Nouns 1. memory, remembrance, retention, retentiveness, reminiscence, recognition, recurrence, recollection, retrospect, retrospection, afterthought; computer memory (see computers) …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 memory — / memFri/ noun 1 ABILITY TO REMEMBER (C, U) the ability to remember things, places, experiences etc: Grandpa was getting old and his memory wasn t so good. | have a good/bad memory for sth (=be good or bad at remembering things of a particular… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 memory — mem|o|ry [ mem(ə)ri ] noun *** 1. ) count something that you remember: The memory of that night is still clear in his mind. memory of: I don t have many good memories of my school days. a vivid memory (=a very clear memory): What are your most… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 memory */*/*/ — UK [ˈmem(ə)rɪ] / US noun Word forms memory : singular memory plural memories 1) a) [countable] something that you remember The memory of that night is still clear in his mind. memory of: I don t have very fond memories of my school days. a vivid… …

    English dictionary