Definition of mnemotechnic in English:


adjective & noun

  • See mnemotechnics

    • ‘If writing remains the enabling limit within coding, this is because we are not dealing with a simple movement from writing to code, but with a new turn to the archival and mnemotechnic structure that is writing.’
    • ‘According to the author, the acrostic may first have been used as a mnemotechnic device to ensure completeness in the oral transmission of sacred texts.’
    • ‘Plato's Phaedrus addressed the mnemotechnic capacity of writing as already a mythic quality.’
    • ‘The term ‘mnemonic-keyword method’ was coined by Atkinson to describe a mnemotechnic procedure for learning vocabulary in a second language.’