mnemonic

Definitions

Aviation

  • noun something such as a word, sentence or little poem which helps the memory
  • acronymBUMF
  • acronymFREDA
  • acronymHASELL

Computing

Electronics

  • A rhyme, word, formula, or other device utilized as an aid in the memorization of something lengthier or complex. Mnemonics are used extensively in computers, especially in programming using a symbolic language.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a word, rhyme or sentence which helps you to remember other things, e.g., ‘Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain’ which has the same first letters as the colours of the rainbow – Red, Orange, yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet
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