memory memory  /ˈmɛ mə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that is remembered
  2. (n) the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
  3. (n) the power of retaining and recalling past experience
  4. (n) an electronic memory device
  5. (n) the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes

Usage(s):

  1. The more we study the workings of memory, the more we understand why it so often fails.
  2. Ham Fish's memory went dead.
  3. Repressed-memory therapy is harming patients, devastating families and intensifying a backlash against mental-health practitioners.

News

  1. A Memory Bet You Can't Forget

    A Memory Bet You Can't Forget        
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Memory Deallocation Issues in C

    It may seem that when dynamic memory has been deallocated, we are done with it. We have avoided a memory leak and can confidently move on to other issues. In some cases this may be the case. However, we may …
    on June 25, 2013     Source: O'Reilly Media

  3. Memory X Introduces Dell Inspiron 530s DDR2 Memory Kit

    Memory X introduces Dell Inspiron 530s DDR2 memory devices. The Dell Inspiron 530s (DDR2-800MHz) memory device provided by Memory X is integrated with a maximum memory capacity of 4GB and four memory card slots. (PRWeb June 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/dell-inspiron-530s-ddr2/memory/prweb10858110.htm
    on June 24, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. President Bush called on the Pakistani people "to honor Benazir Bhutto's memory by continuing with the democratic process for which she so bravely gave her life."
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The shootout is still in our memory, but what really weighs heavily on our minds is what happened after that match," Schweinsteiger said Wednesday. "We have to remain calm and not get provoked and I hope the referee will be very alert. You...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Bastian Schweinsteiger Source: The Associated Press

  3. In his first book, "Dreams from My Father," Barack Obama described the marijuana that he smoked as a young man as "something that could flatten out the landscape of my heart, blur the edges of my memory."
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: New Yorker

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