(computing) The textual, human-readable form of an assembly language instruction, not including operands.
Other Word Forms of Mnemonic
Origin of Mnemonic
From New Latin mnemonicus, from Ancient Greek μνημονικός (mnÄ“monikos, “of memory"), from μνήμον (mnÄ“mon, “remembering, mindful"), from μνᾶσθαι (mnasthai, “to remember"), from Proto-Indo-European *men- (“to think"); see mind.
Greek mnēmonikos from mnēmōn mnēmon- mindful men-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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