photographic memory


Definition of photographic memory

  1. :  an unusual ability to remember things completely and exactly as they were seen, read, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  relating to, obtained by, or used in photography

    :  representing nature and human beings with the exactness of a photograph

    :  capable of retaining vivid impressions

  1. :  the power or process of reproducing or recalling what has been learned and retained especially through associative mechanisms

    :  the store of things learned and retained from an organism's activity or experience as evidenced by modification of structure or behavior or by recall and recognition

    :  commemorative remembrance

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capable of being understood in two ways

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