memorisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n memorisation learning so as to be able to remember verbatim "the actor's memorization of his lines"
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Usage

In literature:

Such knowledge does not mean memorising.
"How to Tell Stories to Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
Miss Bines tirelessly memorised rules.
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
He can memorise at sight all the revolting contents of a swill-tub.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, April 23, 1919" by Various
Marvellous feats of memorising I did!
"The Pretty Lady" by Arnold E. Bennett
She opened them one by one memorising with a certain pleasure their tributes to her capacity.
"Married Life" by May Edginton
And here we have an instance of the marvellous faculty of memorising characteristic of the Chinese.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
This was my appointed hour for memorising Sanscrit declensions.
"My Reminiscences" by Rabindranath Tagore
Then, when the book is finished, go through and transcribe or memorise such passages as are thus marked.
"The Private Library" by Arthur L. Humphreys
She took the telephone-book, found and memorised the address and turned to Harris.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
Sally memorised the details.
"Coquette" by Frank Swinnerton
An experiment on memorising lists of numbers.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Graduation day was approaching; there was much for her to absorb, much to memorise before then.
"The Moonlit Way" by Robert W. Chambers
He memorised each awkward turn and twist in case he had to retreat in a hurry.
"The Day of Wrath" by Louis Tracy
Why was I not taught addition by memorising tables as in the case of multiplication?
"Rustic Sounds and Other Studies in Literature and Natural History" by Francis Darwin
The name of La Salle has ever been held in honour, but chiefly to memorise Robert the explorer, not the ambitious priest his uncle.
"The Plowshare and the Sword" by Ernest George Henham
And here a few words may be said upon the memorising of new operas.
"Garcia the Centenarian And His Times" by M. Sterling Mackinlay
Another observation in connection with memorising may find a place here.
"Piano Playing" by Josef Hofmann
With a sharp who works the bottom-deal, the memorising of five cards only is sufficient.
"Sharps and Flats" by John Nevil Maskelyne
It was too elaborate for him to attempt to memorise the details, and far too long to give him a chance of copying it unobserved.
"Sant of the Secret Service" by William Le Queux
Lord Randolph Churchill's earlier speeches were all memorised in this fashion.
"The Mother of Parliaments" by Harry Graham
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In poetry:

Serpent. Now, from their bended knees let all arise,
And to increase our joys
Let thy glad song, Canoro,
Now memorise the prosperous toil of hell.
"Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 3." by William Cowper

In science:

Next, we illustrate how the proposed foam discovers and memorises musical notes and phrases. A children’s song “Mary had a little lamb” was performed with a flute by an amateur musician six times.
"Memory foam" approach to unsupervised learning
Hu correspondence A useful way to memorise the relationship between these concepts is the Hu correspondence.
Interference Mitigation in Large Random Wireless Networks
Though we usually have to memorise visited nodes in the heap to circumvent looping, or corresponding addresses (cf.
A Complexity Preserving Transformation from Jinja Bytecode to Rewrite Systems
However if students expressed less confidence it might indicate memorisation or shallow understanding.
The Relativity Concept Inventory: development, analysis and results
Those students may be answering from memorised material, without a firm conceptual understanding.
The Relativity Concept Inventory: development, analysis and results
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