mind map

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Mind Map
 
n
trademark a diagrammatic method of representing ideas, with related concepts arranged around a core concept
 
[C20: created by US academic Tony Buzan (born 1942)]

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Main Entry:  mind map
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a diagram used to represent ideas or information branching from a central key word or idea and used as an aid in study, organization, problem solving, decision making, and writing
Example:  One can use mind maps as a mnemonic technique or to sort out a complicated idea.
Etymology:  1987
Usage:  also mind-mapping, (n.)
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