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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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And he meticulously analyzes the structure of representative sermons on discord, pride, and prudence, to illustrate Antoninus's preacherly use of auctoritates, distinctiones, exempla, and mneumonic devices, both in his psalmedic sermons on virtue and (especially) vice that evolved into the fourth and second volumes of the Summa, and in his sermons ad statu that underlie the third tome on the trades, professions, and ecclesiastical offices.