Memory vs Mneme - What's the difference?

memory | mneme |


As nouns the difference between memory and mneme

is that memory is (uncountable) the ability of an organism to record information about things or events with the facility of recalling them later at will while mneme is persisting effect of memory of past events.

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memory

English

Alternative forms

* memorie (archaic)

Noun

  • (uncountable) The ability of an organism to record information about things or events with the facility of recalling them later at will.
  • Memory is a facility common to all animals.
  • * (rfdate) 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
  • (obsolete) A memorial.
  • * Shakespeare
  • These weeds are memories of those worser hours.

    Synonyms

    * (ability to recall) recall * (stored record) recall, recollection * (RAM or ROM) core (old-fashioned )

    Derived terms

    * declarative memory * eidetic memory * false memory * flashbulb memory * folk memory * institutional memory * living memory * memory bank * memory card * memory foam * memory lane * photographic memory * recent memory * semantic memory * sensory memory * trip down memory lane

    See also

    * (wikipedia) * remember * mnemonics

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    mneme

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Persisting effect of memory of past events.
  • References

    * Hutchinson Encyclopaedia