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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.

[Greek mnēmonikos, from mnēmōn, mnēmon-, mindful; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mne·mon′i·cal·ly adv.

mnemonic

(nɪˈmɒnɪk) or

mnemonical

adj
1. aiding or meant to aid one's memory
2. (Education) of or relating to memory or mnemonics
n
something, such as a verse, to assist memory
[C18: from Greek mnēmonikos, from mnēmōn mindful, from mnasthai to remember]
mneˈmonically adv

mne•mon•ic

(nɪˈmɒn ɪk)

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. a symbol, acronym, or other short form used as a computer code or function, as in programming.
[1745–55; < Greek mnēmonikós of memory =mnēmon- mindful + -ikos -ic]
mne•mon′i•cal•ly, adv.
pron: mnemonic is frequently pronounced (in the computer field as nuˈmɒn ɪk, nyu-) as if the first syllable were new.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mnemonic - a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall
device, gimmick, twist - any clever maneuver; "he would stoop to any device to win a point"; "it was a great sales gimmick"; "a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen"
Adj.1.mnemonic - of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memorymnemonic - of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory; "mnemonic device"
Translations
mnemonickýmnemotechnický
muistisääntö
ezelsbruggetjegeheugensteuntjemnemonischmnemotechniekmnemotechnisch

mnemonic

[nɪˈmɒnɪk]
B. N figura o frase etc mnemotécnica

mnemonic

[nɪˈmɒnɪk] ncomptine f mnémotechnique

mnemonic

adj
Gedächtnis-; mnemonic trick or deviceGedächtnisstütze f; mnemonic rhymeEselsbrücke f (inf)
(Comput) → mnemotechnisch
nGedächtnisstütze or -hilfe f, → Eselsbrücke f (inf)
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