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mnemonics

[ni-mon-iks]
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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the process or technique of improving or developing the memory.
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Origin of mnemonics

First recorded in 1700–10; see origin at mnemonic, -ics
Also called mne·mo·tech·nics [nee-moh-tek-niks] /ˌni moʊˈtɛk nɪks/.
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British Dictionary definitions for mnemotechnics

mnemonics

noun (usually functioning as singular)
  1. the art or practice of improving or of aiding the memory
  2. a system of rules to aid the memory
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Word Origin and History for mnemotechnics

mnemonics

n.

"art of developing memory," 1721; see mnemonic; also cf. -ics.

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mnemotechnics in Medicine

mnemonics

(nĭ-mŏnĭks)
n.
  1. A system to develop or improve the memory.
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