associative memory meaning, associative memory definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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associative

  

      adj  
1    of, relating to, or causing association or union  
2      (Maths, logic)  
a    being independent of the grouping of numbers, symbols, or terms within a given set, as in conjunction or in an expression such as (2x3)x4 = 2x(3x4)  
b    referring to this property  
the associative laws of arithmetic     


associative cortex  
      n     (Anatomy)   the part of the cortex that does not have direct connections to the senses or motor system and is thought to be involved in higher mental processes  
associative storage  
      n     (Computing)   a storage device in which the information is identified by content rather than by an address,   (Also called)    content-addressable storage  
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