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Dictionary entry overview: What does heuristic rule mean?
• HEURISTIC RULE (noun)
The noun HEURISTIC RULE has 1 sense:
1. a commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem
Familiarity information: HEURISTIC RULE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem
Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
Hypernyms ("heuristic rule" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "heuristic rule"):
lateral thinking (a heuristic for solving problems; you try to look at the problem from many angles instead of tackling it head-on)
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