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MNEMONIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mnemonic mean? 

MNEMONIC (noun)
  The noun MNEMONIC has 1 sense:

1. a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall

  Familiarity information: MNEMONIC used as a noun is very rare.


MNEMONIC (adjective)
  The adjective MNEMONIC has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory

  Familiarity information: MNEMONIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MNEMONIC (noun)


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Meaning:

A device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("mnemonic" is a kind of...):

device; gimmick; twist (any clever maneuver)


MNEMONIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

mnemonic; mnemotechnic; mnemotechnical

Context example:

mnemonic device

Pertainym:

mnemonics (a method or system for improving the memory)


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