how to pronounce heuristic

/hjəˈɹɪstɪk/

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heuristic is pronounced in three syllables

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hjəɹɪstɪk

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An example use of heuristic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you have to use heuristic and if you …”

meanings of heuristic

adjective:

  1. That solves a problem more quickly but is not certain to arrive at an optimal solution.
  2. That employs a practical method not guaranteed to be optimal or perfect; not following or derived from any theory.
  3. That reasons from the value of a method or principle that has been shown by experimental investigation to be a useful aid in learning, discovery and problem-solving.

noun:

  1. The art of applying heuristic methods.
  2. A technique designed for solving a problem when classic methods are too slow or fail to find any exact solution.
  3. A heuristic method.

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