Heuristic(redirected from Heurisitc)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Heurisitc: Heuristic algorithm
A device one uses to learn or find. Heuristics are easy to remember, but are understood to not apply exactly to every situation. They are useful in all types of problem solving, including in business. Examples of heuristics include educated guesses, past experience and common sense.