• The ability of the brain to record information or impressions with the facility of recalling them later at will.
  • A record of a thing or an event stored and available for later use by the organism.
  • The part of a computer that stores variable executable code or data (RAM) or unalterable executable code or default data (ROM).
  • The time within which past events can be or are remembered.
  • Which returns to its original shape when heat
  • A memorial.


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  • From Anglo-Norman memorie, Old French memoire etc., from Latin memoria ("the faculty of remembering, remembrance, memory, a historical account"), from memor, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)mer- (to remember), related to Ancient Greek μνήμη ("memory") μέρμερος, μέριμνα, Old English mimor ("mindful, remembering"). More at mimmer. memoir, and memoria.

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