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chunk·ing

(chŭnk'ing),
The process within short-term memory of combining disparate items of information so that they take up as little as possible of the limited space in short-term memory; for example, combining into one percept the three individual letters making up the word "cat".
Neurophysiology A process in short-term memory in which seemingly disparate elements are combined in 'chunks' or blocks, to minimise required storage ‘space’ and improve memory

chunking

(chŭngk′ĭng)
A strategy for improving memory and learning, in which information is arranged into manageable clusters (“chunks”) of data.
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