memorization memorization

Definition(s):

  • (n) learning so as to be able to remember verbatim

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The amount of studying, memorization and love of the English language required in order to compete at the NSB is something that cannot be faked by a stage mother.
  2. In some areas, such as vocabulary memorization, older students can actually outperform younger peers.
  3. Rather, it appears private schools do more to develop students' critical-thinking abilities not just the rote memorization required to do well on achievement tests.

News

  1. Andy Vuong's Mailbag: What makes password program Dashlane secure?

    Q: Dashlane (a password memorization program featured in last week's TechKnow) sounds good, but is there a possibility that it can be hacked into?
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Friday Rewind: Andy Griffith and Barney Fife review the Constitution

    Here's a classic video for Friday, which also happens to be Flag Day. Andy Griffith and Barney Fife, played by the famous Don Knotts, review Barney's memorization of the Constitution in this clip from  The Andy Griffith Show.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KLTV 7 Tyler

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