mne|mon|ic

mne|mon|ic
mne|mon|ic «nih MON ihk», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. aiding the memory.
2. intended to aid the memory: »

The strongly mnemonic nature of the catchword system certainly supports the idea that the writing grew out of a memory-aid device (Scientific American).

3. of or having to do with the memory.
–n.
1. a mnemonic device
2. = mnemonics. (Cf.mnemonics)
[< Greek mnēmonikós < mnâsthai remember]
mne|mon´i|cal|ly, adverb.

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  • mne|mon´i|cal|ly — mne|mon|ic «nih MON ihk», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. aiding the memory. 2. intended to aid the memory: »The strongly mnemonic nature of the catchword system certainly supports the idea that the writing grew out of a memory aid device (Scientific… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mne|mon|i|cal — «nih MON uh kuhl», adjective. = mnemonic. (Cf. ↑mnemonic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mne|mon|ics — «nih MON ihks», noun. 1. singular in use the art of improving or developing the memory. 2. plural in use mnemonic aids or devices …   Useful english dictionary

  • mne·mon·ic — /nıˈmɑːnık/ noun, pl ics [count] : something (such as a word, a sentence, or a song) that helps people remember something (such as a rule or a list of names) HOMES is used as a mnemonic for the names of the Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mon — mon·a·can·thi·dae; mon·a·cha; mon·a·chal; mon·a·chism; mon·a·chist; mon·act; mon·ac·ti·nel·li·da; mon·a·del·phous; mon·a·di·na; mon·a·ghan; mon·a·ker; mon·an·day; mon·ap·sal; mon·arch·ess; mon·ar·chism; mon·arch·ize; mon·ar·chy; mon·ar·del·la;… …   English syllables

  • mne — pan·mne·sia; mne·mon·ic; mne·mic; mne·mon·i·cal; mne·mon·i·cal·ly; mne·mo·technic; mne·mo·technically; …   English syllables

  • mnemonic — mne·mon·ic …   English syllables

  • mnemonic — mne•mon•ic [[t]nɪˈmɒn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) assisting or intended to assist the memory 2) pertaining to mnemonics or to memory 3) cvb something intended to assist the memory, as a verse or formula 4) cmp a symbol, acronym, or other short form used as a …   From formal English to slang

  • mnemon — mne·mon nē .män n a theoretical fundamental unit of memory …   Medical dictionary

  • mnemonic — mne|mon|ic [nıˈmɔnık US nıˈma: ] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Greek; Origin: mnemonikos, from mimneskesthai to remember ] something such as a poem or a sentence that you use to help you remember a rule, a name etc >mnemonic adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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