Mnemonic
Mnemonic Mne*mon"ic (n[-e]*m[o^]n"[i^]k), Mnemonical Mne*mon"ic*al (n[-e]*m[o^]n"[i^]*kal), a. [Gr. mnhmoniko`s, fr. mnh`mwn mindful, remembering, mnh`mh memory, mna^sqai to think on, remember; akin to E. mind.] Assisting in memory; helping to remember; as, a mnemonic device. [1913 Webster]

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  • mnemonic — MNEMÓNIC adj. v. mnemotehnic. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  mnemónic adj. m., pl. mnemónici; f. sg. mnemónică, pl. mnemónice …   Dicționar Român

  • mnemonic — n. 1. Something used to assist the memory, as an easily remembered acronym or verse. [WordNet 1.5] 2. An abbreviated word that resembles the full word, used so as to be easily recognized; as, the CIDE uses ... tags as mnemnonics for an italicised …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mnemonic — (englisch für „Gedächtnisstütze“ von griechischen mnēmoniká „Gedächtnis“, teilweise auch deutsch Mnemonik) steht allgemein für eine Merkhilfe, im Speziellen jedoch für: ein für den Menschen lesbares Kürzel für einen Befehl einer Assemblersprache… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mnemonic — (adj.) aiding the memory, 1753, back formation from mnemonics, or from Gk. mnemonikos of or pertaining to memory, from mnemon (gen. mnemonos) remembering, mindful, from memne memory, a remembrance, record, an epitaph; memory as a mental faculty,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • mnemonic — pronounced ni mon ik, is a device, usually a rhyme or sequence of words, used to help remember some fact or group of facts, e.g. the initial letters of the mnemonic Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain give the order of the colours of the spectrum …   Modern English usage

  • mnemonic — [nē män′ik] adj. [Gr mnēmonikos < mnēmōn, mindful < mnasthai, to remember < IE base * men , to think > MIND] 1. helping, or meant to help, the memory [a mnemonic device] 2. of mnemonics or memory n. any of the formulas used in… …   English World dictionary

  • mnemonic — index reminder Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mnemonic — ► NOUN ▪ a pattern of letters or words formulated as an aid to memory. ► ADJECTIVE 1) aiding or designed to aid the memory. 2) relating to the power of memory. ORIGIN from Greek mn m n mindful …   English terms dictionary

  • Mnemonic — For other uses, see Mnemonic (disambiguation). Not to be confused with pneumonic. Knuckle mnemonic for the number of days in each month of the Gregorian Calendar. Each projecting knuckle represents a 31 day month. A mnemonic ( …   Wikipedia

  • mnemonic — mnemonically, adv. /ni mon ik/, adj. 1. assisting or intended to assist the memory. 2. pertaining to mnemonics or to memory. n. 3. something intended to assist the memory, as a verse or formula. 4. Computers. a programming code that is easy to… …   Universalium

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