short-term memory

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short-term memory

n
(Psychology) psychol that section of the memory storage system of limited capacity (approximately seven items) that is capable of storing material for a brief period of time. Compare long-term memory
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Noun1.short-term memory - what you can repeat immediately after perceiving it
remembering, memory - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"
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Though turned seventy, I possess an active memory, and legs to correspond.
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However, Meltdown and Spectre can allow a rogue process to take advantage of speculative execution and read all active memory, including sensitive data like passwords.
That place has been lost, but to recognize it as fixed in a painting or poem is to experience its transformation into the site of active memory.
But there is also the sentiment of a younger generation that has no active memory of the Pahlavi period, and it is for them that Ashraf Pahlavi now most readily joins the realm of merciful fiction.
In the evaluation, CPU usage and active memory are used to measure the running status of the tenant system and cloud platform.
Short-term memory, also known as active memory, is the information we are currently aware of or thinking about.

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