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memorability

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n memorability the quality of being worth remembering "continuous change results in lack of memorability","true memorability of phrase"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses
    • n Memorability The quality or state of being memorable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: A recent Gallup survey showed that in the United States 8 percent of kissers kept their eyes open, but more than 20 percent confessed to an occasional peek. Forty-one percent said they experienced their first serious smooch when they were age thirteen, fourteen, or fifteen; 36 percent between the ages of sixteen and twenty-one. The most memorable kiss in a motion picture was in "Gone With The Wind" according to 25 percent of those polled.
    • n memorability Memorableness.
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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:

My power to memorize must have been greatly strengthened by the mode of teaching adopted by my uncle.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
MEMORABLE SCENES OF AUTUMN, 1825.
"Lady Rosamond's Secret" by Rebecca Agatha Armour
We must now pass to the memorable autumn of the latter year.
"Claverhouse" by Mowbray Morris
The last of the third week of Louis' stay was made memorable by one of her demonstrations.
"The Harvest of Years" by Martha Lewis Beckwith Ewell
The memorization by the pupils of the words of the text-book without any understanding of the meaning.
"Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education" by Ontario Ministry of Education
But some never learn, and it would be a great saving of time to help all of them master the arts of study and memorizing.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
Day had not dawned on that memorable 14th of October, of the year 1066, when both sides were in arms and busily preparing for battle.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 4 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
It was at the close of that memorable meeting, and after he told me to consider him my friend.
"Dr. Dumany's Wife" by Mór Jókai
Gibbon's residence at Lausanne was a memorable epoch in his life on two grounds.
"Gibbon" by James Cotter Morison
On that memorable day the tunnel had begun to assume an almost horizontal course.
"A Journey to the Centre of the Earth" by Jules Verne
Nor will the student of Suetonius forget his even more memorable grand-nephew Caligula.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III." by John Symonds
It was a year memorable for its severity.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
The most memorable days in our lives are the days when we meet a great man.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
Learning consists largely of the things we memorize and are told by persons or books.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
Also, by the same token, it was plain that Hiram had not memorized the contents.
"The She Boss" by Arthur Preston Hankins
How had Kurt managed to memorize this route?
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
He passed that memorable statute, which still bears his name, and which establishes the authority of the English government in Ireland.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary" by David Hume
Busaco, indeed, is memorable as showing the French fighting quality at its highest point.
"Deeds that Won the Empire" by W. H. Fitchett
On the memorable fifth of November, Mr Root appeared in the school-room, with his hair elaborately powdered.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
They were admirably taught, both in reading and memorizing, the latter chiefly of German ballads.
"In and Around Berlin" by Minerva Brace Norton
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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:

Last night's debate was not among the best we've seen, but there was one particularly memorable moment.
Live Nation's Jason Stone, who's had a love affair with Westbury Music Fair that spans nearly 40 years, is responsible for bringing countless memorable shows to LI.
Let them memorize it and test them on it.
The NewsHour looks back at some of his memorable work.
The Isle of Wight festival is well on its way to being one of the concert events of 2012, with Pearl Jam following Tom Petty in delivering a memorable set.
Samir Hussein, Getty ImagesThe Isle of Wight festival is well on its way to being one of the concert events of 2012, with Pearl Jam following Tom Petty in delivering a memorable set.
Here are some of the memorable photographs from his long career.
For those of you who missed seeing this before (I count myself as one of them), this is truly a classic tribute from one of the most memorable actors of our time.
In Nevada County, the radio ad for a Grass Valley business includes a jingle that may be the most memorable ever made here.
Actor John Cusack surprised Peter Gabriel fans at a sold-out Hollywood Bowl concert Saturday by appearing onstage alongside the Grammy Award-winning musician to re-enact a memorable scene from the classic 1989 movie Say Anything.
An injured soldier from Joliet got a memorable Memorial Day experience when he returned home Monday evening to a surprise welcome.
Code needs to be memorized.
Husbands—which is more memorable: shooting your biggest buck, or the time you dropped down on one knee to propose to your wife.
The most memorable description of the over-the-top football intensity possibly awaiting Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference sprang from Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg.
Each chapter has really had its own memorable moment.
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In science:

These declines in accuracy can be interpreted as a manifestation of over fittin g which states that searching for the model which best fits the training set may memorize peculiarities of the training set, instead of finding a more general rule.
Fast Randomized Model Generation for Shapelet-Based Time Series Classification
Observe that if we are looking for a (non necessarily simple) regular path, a dynamic programming approach can be used, essentially because only the last vertex in the (partial) path needs to be memorized in order to build the path incrementally.
A Trichotomy for Regular Simple Path Queries on Graphs
This approach is not adequate to build a simple path, as we need to memorize all the vertices in the path.
A Trichotomy for Regular Simple Path Queries on Graphs
Obviously we have just started a step forward and this Workshop will be memorized as a milestone.
Summary of the YITP-RCNP Workshop on Chiral Restoration in Nuclear Medium
The author would like to thank his collaborators, J I Kapusta and Y Li, and the organizers of QM 2006 for a memorable conference.
Early Time Evolution of High Energy Heavy Ion Collisions
Wheeler’s writing was just as memorable as his lectures.
Matters of Gravity, The Newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society, Volume 32, Fall 2008
Usability is generally defined by five quality components: Learnability, efficiency, memorability, error rate and recovery, and satisfaction .
Evaluating Accessible Synchronous CMC Applications
Since there is not enough time even to summarize all that has been shown from experiments and to recognize all the memorable plots and results, this summary will give a few personal observations, an overview at a fairly high level of abstraction.
CHARM 2010: Experiment Summary and Future Charm Facilities
Therefore, when a new answer is computed for a(X) the previously computed and memorized answers for b(Y) are restored and combined.
Parallel Backtracking with Answer Memoing for Independent And-Parallelism
By completely removing the barrier the flux state is reset. (d) By returning to the double well case the state is re-trapped in one of the two wells depending on the total input flux Φx, implementing in this way the step function and the memorization.
Realization and test of an Artificial Neural Network based on Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices
On the other hand, intermediate nodes can reduce the transmission overhead by memorizing the source statistics when forwarding the sequences from the previous communications with the server.
Network Compression: Memory-Assisted Universal Coding of Sources with Correlated Parameters
We wish to study the universal compression of a sequence of length n from one of the sources provided that the decoder has access to (i.e., memorized) a sequence of length m from the other source.
Network Compression: Memory-Assisted Universal Coding of Sources with Correlated Parameters
We further assume that M is a memory unit, i.e., capable of memorizing the sequence ym .
Network Compression: Memory-Assisted Universal Coding of Sources with Correlated Parameters
S1 memorized at the decoder at M, what is the achievable universal compression performance on xn at S2 -M path and whether the correlation between xn and ym can be potentially leveraged by the encoder of S2 and the decoder at M in the decoding of xn using ym to reduce the codelength of xn .
Network Compression: Memory-Assisted Universal Coding of Sources with Correlated Parameters
In,, we theoretically derived the gain that is obtained in the universal compression of the new sequence xn from S2 by memorizing (i.e., having access to) ym from S1 at both the decoder (at M ) and the encoder (at S2 ).
Network Compression: Memory-Assisted Universal Coding of Sources with Correlated Parameters
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