Mnemonics



[ni-mon-iks] /nɪˈmɒn ɪks/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the process or technique of improving or developing the memory.
[ni-mon-ik] /nɪˈmɒn ɪk/
adjective
1.
assisting or intended to assist the memory.
2.
pertaining to or to memory.
noun
3.
something intended to assist the memory, as a verse or formula.
4.
Computers. a programming code that is easy to remember, as STO for “store.”.
/nɪˈmɒnɪks/
noun (usually functioning as sing)
1.
the art or practice of improving or of aiding the memory
2.
a system of rules to aid the memory
/nɪˈmɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
aiding or meant to aid one’s memory
2.
of or relating to memory or mnemonics
noun
3.
something, such as a verse, to assist memory
n.

“art of developing memory,” 1721; see mnemonic; also cf. -ics.
adj.

“aiding the memory,” 1753, back-formation from mnemonics, or from Greek mnemonikos “of or pertaining to memory,” from mnemon (genitive mnemonos) “remembering, mindful,” from memne “memory, a remembrance, record, an epitaph; memory as a mental faculty,” from base of mnasthai “remember,” from PIE root *men- “to think” (see mind (n.)). The noun meaning “mnemonic device” is from 1858. Related: Mnemonical (1660s).

mnemonics mne·mon·ics (nĭ-mŏn’ĭks)
n.
A system to develop or improve the memory.

mnemonic mne·mon·ic (nĭ-mŏn’ĭk)
adj.
Relating to, assisting, or intended to assist the memory. n.
A device, such as a formula or rhyme, used as an aid in remembering.
mne·mon’i·cal·ly adv.

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