HyperDic: memory

English > 5 senses of the word memory:
NOUNcognitionmemorysomething that is remembered
cognitionmemory, rememberingthe cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
cognitionmemory, retention, retentiveness, retentivitythe power of retaining and recalling past experience
artifactmemory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory boardan electronic memory device
cognitionmemorythe area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes
memory > pronunciation
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > memory: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething that is remembered.
Example"search as he would, the memory was lost"
Narrowerconfabulation(psychiatry) a plausible but imagined memory that fills in gaps in what is remembered
engram, memory traceA postulated biochemical change (presumably in neural tissue) that represents a memory
recollectionSomething recalled to the mind
reminiscenceA mental impression retained and recalled from the past
screen memoryAn imagined memory of a childhood experience
Broaderrepresentation, mental representation, internal representationA presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Verbsmemorize, memorisecommit to memory
English > memory: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered.
Example"he can do it from memory"
Narrowerassociation, connection, connexionThe process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination / imagination
long-term memory, LTMYour general store of remembered information
recall, recollection, reminiscenceThe process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
recognition, identificationThe process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
retrievalThe cognitive operation of accessing information in memory
retrospectionmemory for experiences that are past
short-term memory, STM, immediate memoryWhat you can repeat immediately after perceiving it
working memorymemory for intermediate results that must be held during thinking
Broaderbasic cognitive processcognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
Catalanmemòria, recordació, rememoració
Verbsmemorize, memorisecommit to memory
English > memory: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe power of retaining and recalling past experience.
Example"he had a good memory when he was younger"
Synonymsretention, retentiveness, retentivity
Narrowerremembrance, recollection, anamnesisThe ability to recall past occurrences
Broaderfaculty, mental faculty, moduleOne of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
Spanishmemoria, retentiva
Catalanmemòria, retentiva
Verbsmemorizecommit to memory
English > memory: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn electronic memory device.
Example"a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
Synonymscomputer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory board
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
Partsregister(computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
Narrowernon-volatile storage, nonvolatile storagecomputer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
read-only memory, ROM, read-only storage, fixed storage(computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
real storageThe main memory in a virtual memory system
scratchpad(computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
virtual memory, virtual storage(computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory
volatile storagecomputer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
Broaderhardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
memory device, storage deviceA device that preserves information for retrieval
Spanishalmacenamiento computacional, almacenamiento, almacenar, almacén, memoria computacional, memoria, tarjeta de memoria
Catalanmagatzem, memòria
English > memory: 5 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes.
Example"he taught a graduate course on learning and memory"
Broadercognitive psychologyAn approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes

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