- mnemonick (obsolete, rare)
From New Latin mnemonicus, from Ancient Greek μνημονικός (mnēmonikós, “of memory”), from μνήμον (mnḗmon, “remembering, mindful”), from μνᾶσθαι (mnâsthai, “to remember”), from Proto-Indo-European *men- (“to think”); see mind.
- (Australia, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /nəˈmɔ.nɪk/
- (US) IPA(key): /nəˈmɑːnɪk/
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mnemonic (not comparable)
- Of or relating to mnemonics: the study of techniques for remembering anything more easily.
mnemonic (plural mnemonics)
- Anything (especially something in verbal form) used to help remember something.
- To remember the colours of the rainbow, use the mnemonic: Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet)
- (computing) The textual, human-readable form of an assembly language instruction, not including operands.
- Mnemosyne, mother of the Muses, who personified Memory in Greek mythology.
- not to be confused with pneumonic