Noun Definition


1.Definition: an electronic memory device

"A memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"

Related Noun(s):storage, store

Category: Objects

2.Definition: something that is remembered

"Search as he would, the memory was lost"

Category: General

3.Definition: the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes

"He taught a graduate course on learning and memory"

Category: General

4.Definition: the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered

"He can do it from memory", "He enjoyed remembering his father"

Category: General

5.Definition: the power of retaining and recalling past experience

"He had a good memory when he was younger"

Related Noun(s):retention, retentiveness, retentivity

Category: General