Definition of Muscle memory

1. Noun. Your memory for motor skills.

Exact synonyms: Motor Memory
Generic synonyms: Long-term Memory, Ltm



Definition of Muscle memory

1. Noun. The physiological adaptation of the body to repetition of a specific physical activity, resulting in increased neuromuscular control when performing that activity again. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscle Memory

muscle dysmorphia
muscle epithelium
muscle fascicle
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muscle hypertonia
muscle hypotonia
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muscle memory (current term)
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muscle of antitragus
muscle of heart
muscle of notch of helix
muscle of tragus
muscle of uvula
muscle phosphorylase deficiency
muscle plasma
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muscle proteins
muscle relaxant
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Literary usage of Muscle memory

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1. The Daily Five: Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades by Gail Boushey, Joan Moser (2006)
"... Improve muscle memory" See page 35. Also see launching chart for Read to Self, page 107 Closure, sharing, and review of the lessons of the day Day 4 ..."

2. A Boy's Control Ad Self-expression by Eustace Miles (1904)
"We have a sense-memory and a muscle-memory, and ideally revived movements form a no less important element in our mental stores and processes than ideally ..."

3. Latin and Greek in American Education: With Symposia on the Value of by Francis Willey Kelsey (1911)
"... that serves to strengthen the muscle. Memory of any kind, on the generally accepted theory, is the result of an entirely analogous change in a nerve ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1896)
"In the first part the motor element present in the process of memorizing of nonsense series syllables is studied; in the second 'muscle memory proper, ie, ..."

5. The Book of Health by Malcolm Alexander Morris (1883)
"We have a sense memory and a muscle memory, and ideally revived movements form a no less important element in our mental stores and processes than ideally ..."

6. The Doctrine of Formal Discipline in the Light of Contemporary Psychology: A by Michigan Schoolmasters' Club, James Rowland Angell, Walter Bowers Pillsbury, Charles Hubbard Judd (1908)
"... contraction an increased liability and capacity for contraction, that thus strengthens the muscle. Memory of any kind, on the generally accepted theory, ..."

7. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1895)
"... and to determine their influence upon the memory of syllables. II. To investigate the muscle memory proper, ie, memory of movements. ..."

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