English definition of “memory”
ABILITY [C, U] › your ability to remember: John has an amazing memory for historical facts. She had a photographic memory (= was able to remember every detail). After the accident, he started to suffer from loss of memory.
THOUGHT [C] › something that you remember: [usually plural] I have fond memories of my childhood.
MIND [C, U] › the part of your mind that stores what you remember: He recited the poem from memory.
in memory of sb › If you do something in memory of a dead person, you do it to show your respect or love for them: They built a statue in memory of those who died in the fire.
COMPUTING [C, U] › the part of a computer where information and instructions are stored, or the amount of information that can be stored there: You need 32 megabytes of memory to run this software.