- memorie (archaic)
From Anglo-Norman memorie, Old French memoire etc., from Latin memoria (“the faculty of remembering, remembrance, memory, a historical account”), from memor (“mindful, remembering”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)mer- (to remember), related to Ancient Greek μνήμη (mnḗmē, “memory”) μέρμερος (mérmeros, “anxious”), μέριμνα (mérimna, “care, thought”), Old English mimor (“mindful, remembering”). More at mimmer.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɛm(ə)ɹi/, /ˈmɛm(ə)ɾɪ/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɛm(ə)ɹi/
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- (uncountable) The ability of a system to record information about things or events with the facility of recalling them later at will.
- Memory is a facility common to all animals.
- (Can we date this quote?) Albert Schweitzer
- Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
- A record of a thing or an event stored and available for later use by the organism.
- I have no memory of that event.
- (computing) The part of a computer that stores variable executable code or data (RAM) or unalterable executable code or default data (ROM).
- This data passes from the CPU to the memory.
- The time within which past events can be or are remembered.
- in recent memory; in living memory
- (attributive, of a material) which returns to its original shape when heated
Memory metal; memory plastic.
- (obsolete) A memorial.
- These weeds are memories of those worser hours.
- (ability to recall): recall
- (RAM or ROM): core (old-fashioned)
- (stored record): recall, recollection