mne·​mon·​ics | \ ni-ˈmä-niks How to pronounce mnemonics (audio) \

Definition of mnemonics

: a technique of improving the memory

First Known Use of mnemonics

circa 1721, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mnemonics was circa 1721

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mne·​mon·​ics | \ ni-ˈmän-iks How to pronounce mnemonics (audio) \

Medical Definition of mnemonics

: a technique of improving the memory

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