rote, rote learning(noun)
memorization by repetition
a kind of guitar, the notes of which were produced by a small wheel or wheel-like arrangement; an instrument similar to the hurdy-gurdy
the noise produced by the surf of the sea dashing upon the shore. See Rut
a frequent repetition of forms of speech without attention to the meaning; mere repetition; as, to learn rules by rote
to learn or repeat by rote
to go out by rotation or succession; to rotate
Origin: [OF. rote, F. route, road, path. See Route, and cf. Rut a furrow, Routine.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rōt, n. the mechanical repetition of words without knowledge of the meaning: a row or rank.—v.t. (Shak.) to learn by rote. [O. Fr. rote, a track—Low L. rupta, a road—rumpĕre, to break.]
rōt, n. a musical instrument with strings.—n. Rō′tour. [O. Fr. rote, a fiddle (cf. Old High Ger. hrotā), from Celt.; W. crwth, Gael. cruit.]
rōt, n. the sound of the surf.
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The numerical value of Rote in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Rote in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign.
People who are aware of what education systems are like in other parts of the world are becoming increasingly impatient with the Chinese education system, it has an enormous emphasis on rote learning, classes can spend ludicrous amounts of time repeating the same things again and again, it often doesn't value creativity.
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