Definition of mnemotechnics in English:


plural noun

  • another term for mnemonics
    • ‘He has written on such topics as the mnemotechnics of interfaces, the cultural implications of nanotechnology, the aesthetics of speed, and crash test dummies.’
    • ‘This materialization of mnemotechnics has left the role of the imagination uncertain.’
    • ‘The question is whether mnemotechnics preserve and enable memories, or - to the contrary - if they produce memories prosthetically.’
    • ‘A lot of music is about unlearning the mnemotechnics that have been inscribed by the social world, before you had a chance to revolt against them.’
    • ‘For his last work published in 1591, Bruno once again focused on magic and astrological mnemotechnics.’


Mid 19th century: from Greek mnēmē ‘memory’ + -technics (see technic).