mnemonic code

mnemonic code

[nə′män·ik ′kōd]
(computer science)
A programming code that is easy to remember because the codes resemble the original words, such as MPY for multiply and ACC for accumulator.
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The mnemonic code tells us what test was requested.
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Mnemonic codes are defined for each access point for each searchable object.
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