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heuristic

 [hu-ris´tik]
1. encouraging or promoting investigation; conducive to discovery.
2. denoting a strategy for learning in which the student uses a tool or device for finding a way to achieve a goal or solve a problem.

heuristic

/heu·ris·tic/ (hu-ris´tik) encouraging or promoting investigation; conducive to discovery.

heuristic

[hyoo͡ris′tik]
Etymology: Gk, heuriskein, to discover
1 serving to stimulate interest for further investigation.
2 pertaining to a teaching method in which the student is encouraged to learn through independent research and investigation.

heuristic,

n self-education built from actual events rather than theory. Also called
empirical.

heuristic

encouraging or promoting investigation; conducive to discovery.