memorization

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n memorization learning so as to be able to remember verbatim "the actor's memorization of his lines"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses
    • n memorization The act of memorizing, or of committing to memory.
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Quotations

  • Leo Burnett
    Leo Burnett
    “Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrate to some stroke of the imagination.”
  • Aleister Crowley
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    “I was asked to memorize what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.”

Usage

In literature:

Scripture for memorization in this period should be chosen primarily to help the children in habit formation.
"The Unfolding Life" by Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux
The Seven Years' War presents a memorable example in the surprise of Hochkirch.
"The Art of War" by Baron Henri de Jomini
He gave them at this time some remarkable Communions and memorable seasons of refreshing.
"Sketches of the Covenanters" by J. C. McFeeters
We memorize, repeat by rote and call it thought.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 5 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
But he has left only a tiny quantity of memorable verse.
"The Art of Letters" by Robert Lynd
His adventures and his doings in that memorable fight may well delay our tale for a little space.
"With Marlborough to Malplaquet" by Herbert Strang and Richard Stead
In all their lives they had never done anything vigorous or memorable.
"The Tree of Heaven" by May Sinclair
Vienna and the memorable Wartburg in Thuringia were the acknowledged centres of taste and good breeding.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XVII. No. 101. May, 1876." by Various
I had almost forgotten the man, never having seen him since the morning when I started on the memorable journey to Tanlay.
"For The Admiral" by W.J. Marx
Grover relates that about this time he met Lincoln, and had a memorable conversation with him on the Fugitive Slave Law.
"The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Francis Fisher Browne
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In poetry:

But, from that memorable day,
Have we not loved each other?
And have we not loved thee?—O say,
Dear mother of our mother!
"Lines on The Death of Mrs. F--- II---" by John Pierpont
Shall I woo the one or other?
Both attract me—more's the pity!
Pretty is the widowed mother,
And the daughter, too, is pretty.
"Heine's "Widow Or Daughter?"" by Eugene Field
Here oft the little fair retir'd;
Here lov'd from gayer scenes withdrawn,
To breathe, what harmony inspir'd--
A dirge to memorize the fawn!
"The Stag" by William Hayley
A woman's artless hand thou didst employ,
Jabin's head-captain Sisera, to destroy.
The stars themselves, arrang'd in just array,
For Israel fought, that memorable day!
"The Soldier's Prayer" by Rees Prichard
Coming by night, furtively, one by one
They infiltrate according to the Plan,
Their orders memorized and their disguise
Impenetrable. With the rising sun
Our citizens welcome them. Nobody can
Think that such charming creatures might be spies.
"The Invaders" by A D Hope

In news:

Of those shows, there were a few dozen that rose to the top as the year's most memorable performances.
Take a look at memorable cauldron lighters from past Olympic Games.
A memorable start to a summer vacation.
Author Charles Dickens is best known for his memorable cast of characters, including Ebenezer Scrooge, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist, shown here.
One of my most memorable experiences growing up was when my dad would come home with bags of groceries from the local Filipino market.
New sheriff's command post high-tech but memorably pungent.
The North Carolina native is the visionary behind memorable costumes of Broadway.
How Alice in Chains Found the Most Memorable Voice in Grunge .
That's because it was the handiwork of hair guru Adir Abergel, who is so artfully precise, he can make even a blowout memorable.
Among music aficionados, there are few thrills more memorable than seeing bands who deserve to be big, that you somehow know are going to be big, and being there just before they become big.
Digital technologies have made filmmaking more accessible than ever, but for a memorable motion picture, the story is still king.
A Memorable Personal Branding Element.
Second installment in album trilogy is fast, but memorable.
10 memorable quotes on her birthday.
They say some consumers could save 50 percent or more at refinancing if they'd simply memorize two words.
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In science:

Either way, the names of the tables and attributes will be shown on the web browser so the user need not memorize them.
A GRB Tool Shed
Kwon. “Authentication and key agreement via memorable password”.
Pretty-Simple Password-Authenticated Key-Exchange Protocol
If it is not total, we memorize this fact using one extra bit of information, and we set Dk+1 = Dk .
Separations of non-monotonic randomness notions
All we need to do then is to memorize this, and ignore this particular martingale from that point on.
Separations of non-monotonic randomness notions
Although the ‘jumping arc’ is a nice way to memorize Lemma 1.4, its main assertion is not about arcs but about connectedness.
Locally finite graphs with ends: a topological approach
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