memory meaning

EN[ˈmɛməɹi] [ˈmɛm(ə)ɹi] [ˈmɪmɹi] [ˈmɪməɹi]
  • In psychology, memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Encoding allows information from the outside world to be sensed in the form of chemical and physical stimuli.
  • From an information processing perspective there are three main stages in the formation and retrieval of memory:
  • Encoding or registration: receiving, processing and combining of received information
  • Storage: creation of a permanent record of the encoded information
  • Retrieval, recall or recollection: calling back the stored information in response to some cue for use in a process or activity
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of memory for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "memory" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
      Difficultness: Level 1
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      Definiteness: Level 9
      Definite    ➨     Versatile