Memory task in which specific information must be retrieved, is called recall.

Recall refers to retrieving, and being able to reproduce, information from memory.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Recall
- A calling back; a revocation.
- A call on the trumpet, bugle, or drum, by which soldiers are recalled from duty, labor, etc.
2. Recall
- To call back; to summon to return; as, to recall troops; to recall an ambassador.
- To revoke; to annul by a subsequent act; to take back; to withdraw; as, to recall words, or a decree.
- To call back to mind; to revive in memory; to recollect; to remember; as, to recall bygone days.
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