/ (ˈpɛlməˌnɪzəm) /
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a system of training to improve the memory
Also called: pairs, (esp US) concentration (often not capital) a memory card game in which a pack of cards is spread out face down and players try to turn up pairs with the same number
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Word Origin for Pelmanism
named after the Pelman Institute, founded in London in 1898
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How to use Pelmanism in a sentence
He's very vague about it, but has been learning Pelmanism, so I know he's going to be something.I'll Leave It To You|Noel Coward