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adjective as in reminiscent

noun as in memory

noun as in prompt

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It doesn’t care what you’re fond of, or what mnemonic you learned in elementary school.

Young approached the nonprofit Capitol Hill Arts Workshop with an idea for mnemonic animal signs.

These items helped their families to survive but also served as mnemonic devices that combated the erasure of their histories, their existence.

Mitchell uses the term “wishful mnemonics,” coined by a computer scientist in the 1970s.

The Marin Carbon Project’s approach is painstakingly data-driven—Wick loves the mnemonic “Measure, map, model, and monitor to manage.”

As for the creative process of writing mnemonic verses versus songs?

He himself went on to produce The Quiet American and Johnny Mnemonic.

The advent of language is intrinsically linked to memory, and many early languages were simply mnemonic devices.

But this term would have no mnemonic significance to one who knows the word Mars as meaning only one of the planets.

Such misunderstandings, produced by false mnemonic, may easily occur during the examination of witnesses.

On the one hand, it may help to clear up misunderstandings when false mnemonic has been applied.

There is also a reference to this battle on the ice in the Klfsvsa, a mnemonic list of famous heroes and their horses.

The form in which many episodes are cast is not unlike a mnemonic, leaving the story-teller to fill in the details himself.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mnemonic, such as: evocative, redolent, similar, bringing to mind, implicative, and nostalgic.

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