Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 09/02/15 Mnemonic

Mnemonic (noun, adjective)
mnemonic [ni-mon-ik]


adjective
1. assisting or intended to assist the memory.
2. pertaining to mnemonics or to memory.

noun
3. something intended to assist the memory, as a verse or formula.
4. Computers. a programming code that is easy to remember, as STO for “store.”.

Can be confused
pneumonic.

Origin: 1745-55; < Greek mnēmonikós of, relating to memory, equivalent to mnēmon- (stem of mnḗmōn) mindful + -ikos -ic

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