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Definition of "mnemonics" [mne•mon•ics]

  • A system to develop or improve the memory. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mnemonics" in a sentence
  • "The two systems are similarly comparable as far as keyboard accessibility is concerned, but Windows-minded users will have a hard time memorizing the combinations instead of reading the mnemonics from the menus."
  • "The art of mnemonics is insufficiently taught, and when practised by novices is apt to lead to confusion: witness the crude prep. -school chestnut about Mrs. Lummock and Mrs. Kelly."
  • "Sure, keyword mnemonics can be very useful for anyone trying to improve their vocabulary."