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Meaning of MNEMONIC

Pronunciation:  nee'mânik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory; "mnemonic device"
 

MNEMONIC is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: mnemotechnic, mnemotechnical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mne*mon"ic\, Mnemonical \Mne*mon"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?,
fr. ? mindful, remembering, ? memory, ? to think on,
remember; akin to E. mind.]
Assisting in memory.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A word or string which is intended to be easier to remember than the thing it stands for. Most often used in "instruction mnemonic" which are so called because they are easier to remember than the binary patterns they stand for. Non-printing ascii characters also have mnemonics like nak, esc, del intended to evoke their meaning on certain systems.

 

 

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