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memory

 
Noun memory has 5 senses
  1. memory - something that is remembered; "search as he would, the memory was lost"
    --1 is a kind of
    representation, mental representation, internal representation
    --1 has particulars:
     reminiscence; recollection; engram, memory trace; confabulation; screen memory
    Derived form: verb memorize1
  2. memory, remembering - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"
    --2 is a kind of basic cognitive process
    --2 has particulars:
     short-term memory, STM, immediate memory; working memory; long-term memory, LTM; retrieval; recall, recollection, reminiscence; recognition, identification; association, connection, connexion; retrospection
    Derived form: verb memorize1
  3. memory, retention, retentiveness - the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger"
    --3 is a kind of faculty, mental faculty, module
    --3 has particulars: remembrance, recollection, anamnesis
    Derived form: verb memorize1
  4. memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory board - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
    --4 is a kind of memory device, storage device; hardware, computer hardware
    --4 is a part of
     computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system
    --4 has parts: register
    --4 has particulars:
     non-volatile storage, nonvolatile storage; read-only memory, ROM, read-only storage, fixed storage; real storage; scratchpad; virtual memory, virtual storage; volatile storage
  5. memory - the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes; "he taught a graduate course on learning and memory"
    --5 is a kind of
    cognitive psychology
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