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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem adj. - Of or relating to or using a general formulation that serves to guide investigation.

Usage examples (37)
  • Perhaps one term in the heuristic is the number of non-english words/names?
  • This is called a heuristic: a mental shortcut arrived at almost without thought because experience has forged the connections so deeply.
  • Practise what I have read, namely heuristic evaluation.
  • Personally I’ve found that a very good heuristic is exactly what Josh describes. for more
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