The ability to remember something after a period of rest or distraction ranging anywhere from minutes to days.
Example: A subject is presented with a list of words to memorize. The list is then taken away, and after five minutes she is asked to recall as many of the words as she can.
Grinnell, R. (2008). Delayed Recall. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 2, 2015, from http://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/2008/delayed-recall/