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General dictionaries General (12 matching dictionaries)
  1. heuristics: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. heuristics: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  3. heuristics: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  4. heuristics: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Heuristics, heuristics: Wordnik [home, info]
  6. heuristics: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. heuristics: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  8. heuristics: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  9. Heuristics: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  10. heuristics: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. heuristics: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. heuristics: Netlingo [home, info]
  2. heuristics: CNET Internet Glossary [home, info]
  3. heuristics: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. heuristics: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  a commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem
adjective:  of or relating to or using a general formulation that serves to guide investigation

▸ Also see heuristic

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