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memory

(Commemoration), noun celebration, writing

memory

(Retention), noun mind, recalling, reflection
See also: hindsight, recognition, recollection, remembrance, retention, retrospect

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.

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Children who fulfilled the selection criteria were subjected to working memory capacity assessment and auditory stream segregation task.
To sum up, there have been several studies suggesting a role for working memory capacity in the making of connective and predictive elaborative inferences during the reading of experimental texts (Calvo, 2001, 2005; Estevez & Calvo 2000; Linderholm, 2002; Singer et al.
However, these very features of working memory capacity seem to impair creative problem-solving.
According to the aforementioned studies, working memory capacity plays an important role in the processes involved in L2 speech production and development.
The idea that you get hit in the face with positive correlations as a result of having a limited working memory capacity is very powerful," remarks psychologist Nora Newcombe of Temple University in Philadelphia.
The 576 Mb low-latency DRAM products provide a dramatic reduction in power consumption per unit of memory capacity compared with earlier products, contributing to better energy efficiency overall and helping to alleviate problems related to heat dispersion when designing network equipment.
Working memory capacity, or WMC, is the "ability to process a stream of information while engaging in a separate task or while being distracted" he said.
These 64-bit Intel Itanium 2-based workstations, designed for complex applications for HPC (high-performance computing), geophysical exploration, simulations, CAE, high-end CAD and EDA, will benefit greatly from the extra memory capacity.
By reducing load on the server memory bus, Micron's LRDIMMs provide the option to support higher data frequencies and significantly increase memory capacity.
Hambrick of Michigan State University wanted to look at working memory capacity, the ability to keep relevant pieces of information active in your mind.
com), a fabless semiconductor company delivering high-performance analog solutions enabling cloud computing, server virtualization and broadband connectivity, today announced a new technology that can quadruple memory capacity in servers and workstations at DDR3-2133 rates and beyond.
Without this upgrade, the system memory capacity was limited to a total of 640 MB of main memory as currently specified in Apple documentation.