fund of knowledge

fund of knowledge

Information that a person has stored in memory about people, places, and things. The fund of stored memories increases with education and decreases in dementia.
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Not one of them was more attentive than the humble, unnoticed Woggle-Bug, and I acquired in this way a fund of knowledge that I will myself confess is simply marvelous.
Huldah's inspiring theme had been Boys, and she certainly had a fund of knowledge and experience that fitted her to write most intelligently upon it.
To this dumb language, which was so unintelligible to others, she answered by throwing her whole soul into the expression of her countenance, and in this manner were the conversations sustained between the blooming girl and the helpless invalid, whose body could scarcely be called a living one, but who, nevertheless, possessed a fund of knowledge and penetration, united with a will as powerful as ever although clogged by a body rendered utterly incapable of obeying its impulses.
You must not think," went on Marlow after a pause, "that on that morning with Fyne I went consciously in my mind over all this, let us call it information; no, better say, this fund of knowledge which I had, or rather which existed, in me in regard to de Barral.
He had amassed a considerable fund of knowledge concerning the disposition and strength of German troops, their methods of warfare, and the various ways in which a lone Tarmangani might annoy an army and lower its morale.
Now, you have a fund of knowledge and good sense and can advise me.
Workplace experiences therefore are a potentially useful fund of knowledge that can be connected to engineering standards.
The 10th issue of the "New Horizons" discusses such problem confronted by the society and the researchers provide a fund of knowledge and wisdom for its solution.
From antimicrobial action to vasodilation to the dichotomous role as a pro- and anti-inflammatory agent, it is no surprise that there is a frantic race to develop means to translate our massive fund of knowledge on this biomolecule to the bedside.
The Conference participants not only complemented their fund of knowledge but also strengthened international cooperation.
This is a refreshing approach, and one which I suspect is natural for him since, having a fund of knowledge on his topic and a passion to communicate this to the reader, he has no interest in becoming derailed by displays of theoretical fireworks or technical culs-de-sac.
Engaging with a students' particular fund of knowledge helps students to 'make sense of classroom literacy activities and their level of motivation and engagement are enhanced' (Fellowes & Oakley, 2013, p.

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