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Definition of "heuristics" []

  • The study of heuristic methods and principles. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "heuristics" in a sentence
  • "None of these heuristics is perfect, but they're all better than nothing."
  • "So they use certain heuristics and trust certain sources to indicate what they should think about a complex bill."
  • "I liked the suggestion above of strategy dealing with long-term heuristics and tactics dealing with the local level where those heuristics break down."