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refresh memory

To continuously re-energize the capacitors in dynamic RAM memory chips. See dynamic RAM and refresh.
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Documents are sometimes lost or destroyed, at least in the manner in which they were shown to a witness, when the opposing counsel uses working copies of statements to refresh memory. These working copies typically contain counsel's notes, highlights, and underlines to emphasize certain facts.
A behavioral study by researchers at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, on the health effects of flowers on senior citizens demonstrates that flowers ease depression, inspire social networking, and refresh memory as we age.
Trainees can use quick, unscheduled updates to their skills to refresh memory after classroom training, or extend their knowledge.