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total recall

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noun
  1. the ability to remember with complete, detailed accuracy.

Origin of total recall

First recorded in 1925–30
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  • He could feel the total-recall of sensation, the threatening bursts of pain.

    The Victor

    Bryce Walton


British Dictionary definitions for total recall

total recall

noun
  1. psychol the faculty or an instance of complete and clear recall of every detail of something
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