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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A language device to help the memory.

Usage examples (42)
  • The students learned the mnemonic, Never Eat Soggy Waffles, in order to remember the order of the directions on a compass.
  • mnemonic device
  • “Let cockroaches dig mines” hmm the mnemonic is correct, but the preceding explanation isn’t.
  • A mnemonic is a short rhyme, phrase, or other mental technique for making information easier to memorize. for more
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