noun (used with a singular verb)
Origin of mnemonics
Origin of mnemonic
Examples from the Web for mnemonics
The London School of Mnemonics had achieved another miracle.
There are many artificial systems of mnemonics, some public, some sold as secrets.
The scope of Aquinas' remarks have more reference to mnemonics or artificial memory than to association.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume I (of 2)|John Hill Burton
And indeed, the manipulation of the bare forms with the help of diagrams and mnemonics is a very humble exercise.Logic, Inductive and Deductive|William Minto
The London School of Mnemonics responded nobly according to its doctrines.
noun (usually functioning as singular)
Word Origin for mnemonic
"aiding the memory," 1753, back-formation from mnemonics, or from Greek mnemonikos "of or pertaining to memory," from mnemon (genitive mnemonos) "remembering, mindful," from memne "memory, a remembrance, record, an epitaph; memory as a mental faculty," from base of mnasthai "remember," from PIE root *men- "to think" (see mind (n.)). The noun meaning "mnemonic device" is from 1858. Related: Mnemonical (1660s).