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MEMORY. Understanding; a capacity to make contracts, a will, or to commit a crime, so far as intention is necessary.
     2. Memory is sometimes employed to express the capacity of the understanding, and sometimes its power; when we speak of a retentive memory, we use it in the former sense; when of a ready memory, in the latter. Shelf. on Lun. Intr. 29, 30.
     3. Memory, in another sense, is the reputation, good or bad, which a man leaves at his death. This memory, when good, is highly prized by the relations of the deceased, and it is therefore libelous to throw a shade over the memory of the dead, when the writing has a tendency to create a breach of the peace, by inciting the friends and relations of the deceased to avenge the insult offered to the family. 4 T. R. 126; 5 Co. R. 125; Hawk. b. 1, c. 73, s. 1.

MEMORY, TIME OF. According to the English common law, which has been altered by 2 & 3 Wm. IV., c. 71, the time of memory commenced from the reign of Richard the First, A. D. 1189. 2 Bl. Com. 31.
     2. But proof of a regular usage for twenty years, not explained or contradicted, is evidence upon which many public and private rights are held, and sufficient for a jury in finding the existence of an immemorial custom or prescription. 2 Saund. 175, a, d; Peake's Ev. 336; 2 Price's R. 450; 4 Price's R. 198.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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For 'R' HMPM main memory accesses, any memory access that finally resolved at level 3 (that is main memory) must have been checked in level 1 and level 2.
Base system includes 256 megabytes of main memory, internal RAID disk subsystem, and limited disk (5 gigabytes mirrored).
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Quantitative evaluation of XEL via simulation indicates that it can significantly reduce the disk space required for the log, at the expense of slightly higher bandwidth for log information and more main memory; the reduced size of the log permits much faster recovery after a crash as well as cost savings.
A cache exploits locality of reference in memory accesses to reduce main memory traffic.
The more tools, CPU speed, hard disk storage and main memory his firm has, the more it seems to want or need.
With its instructions and data encoded as hundreds of thousands of light pulses, the computer has nearly 5 kilometers of optical fiber serving as its main memory It also has 66 optical switches.
ROMWARE/DBServ requires a CD-ROM drive and enough main memory to support the developer's application, the Database Server, DOS and the Microsoft CD-R0M extensions (MXCDEX).
Tuesday, the CBOC was trying to retrieve 96 main memory cards from district election officers for manual uploading after the failed transmission.
"My main memory of the convoy was the camaraderie on the boat while we battled the enduring and bitterly cold weather.
Over the years we've seen multiple attempts to reduce NAND latency by marrying the NAND to SATA controllers, SAS, PCI-Express, and now main memory. The key to remember, before anyone starts jonesing for this product in the consumer space, is that NAND is still orders of magnitude slower than conventional DRAM.