Byline: ANI London, June 9 (ANI): Why is it that people, especially those bilinguals, often have tip-of-the-tongue experiences in which words suddenly and perplexingly go missing only to reappear seconds or minutes later?
What does TOT stand for?
TOT stands for Tip-Of-The-Tongue (memory)
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We have 83 other meanings of TOT in our Acronym Attic
- Texting on Toilet (senior texting)
- Theatre of Tragedy (band)
- Thousand Oaks Transit (California)
- Time Of Transmission
- Time of Travel
- Time Offset Table
- Time on Tape (US Navy)
- Time On/Over Target
- Time Over Target
- Time-Out Timer (radios)
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The academic contributors explore the role of phonology in resolving tip-of-the-tongue states, age differences in emotional regulation in both Eastern and Western cultures, and the link between cognitively complex activities and the intellectual functioning of the elderly.
Blocking: the tip-of-the-tongue experience This is characterized by being able to retrieve quite a lot of information about the target word without being able to retrieve the word itself.