Long-Term Memory

Science / Psychiatry / Long-Term Memory: The final phase of memory in which information storage may last from hours to a lifetime.

Other Words for Memory

Memory Verb Synonyms: recall, recollection, retention
Memory Noun Synonyms: remembrance, honor, homage, respect, tribute, celebration
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Memory Play

Entertainment / Literature / Memory Play: The term coined by Tennessee Williams to describe non-realistic dramas, such as The Glass Menagerie, in which the audience experiences the past as remembered by a narrator, complete with music from th MORE

Memory Effect

Technology / Cell Phones / Memory Effect: The life of a battery may be gradually shortened if it is recharged before it is completely discharged. Memory effect most commonly occurs with Nickel Cadmium batteries are less of a problem with Nick MORE

Memory Consolidation

Science / Psychiatry / Memory Consolidation: The physical and psychological changes that take place as the brain organizes and restructures information that may become a permanent part of memory. MORE

Memory Stick

Technology / Digital Cameras / Memory Stick: A memory card slightly smaller than a single stick of chewing gum. Like compactflash and smartmedia, it is flash-based storage for your photos. MORE

Memory-Resident Program

Technology / Computers / Memory-Resident Program: A program that stays in memory after it has been loaded, using up more memory than application software. Many viruses are memory resident. MORE

Non-Volatile Random Access Memory (NVRAM)

Technology / Computers / Non-Volatile Random Access Memory (NVRAM): Any type of memory that is made non-volatile by connecting it to a constant power source, such as a battery. Therefore, non-volatile memory does not lose its contents when the main power is turned off MORE

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