Definition of Metarule

1. Noun. A rule that describes how other rules should be used (as in AI).

Generic synonyms: Formula, Rule



Definition of Metarule

1. Noun. A rule that governs the application of other rules. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metarule

metareasoning
metareference
metareferences
metareflection
metareflective
metaregression
metaregressions
metarelation
metarelational
metarelations
metarhodopsin
metarhodopsins
metarossite
metarteriole
metarubricyte
metarule (current term)
metarules
metaschoderite
metaschoepite
metasearch
metasediment
metasedimentary
metasediments
metasemantic
metasemantically
metasemantics
metasequoia
metasequoias
metaservice
metaservices

Literary usage of Metarule

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1. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Hannah More Macauley Tevelyan (1861)
"... WAS v» be chosen by the members : *nd the only metarule man who had a chance •of being chose« was Tillotson. It had in fact « In several ..."

2. The Denotation of Generic Terms in Ancient Indian Philosophy: Grammar, Nyāya by Peter M. Scharf (1996)
"Based on the assumption that 1.2.64 applies only to speech units whose form is the same, by applying the metarule 1.1.49 by which 1.2.64 would be a ..."

3. Empowering Families, Helping Adolescents: Family-Centered Treatment of edited by Wendy Snyder (1996)
"The family's pattern over time reflects its larger metarule, that is, a rule for making and changing rules. Communications: Family members perpetuate these ..."

4. Virginia Reports: Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880 by Thomas Johnson Michie, Thomas Jefferson, Peachy Ridgway Grattan (1903)
"3. SIGNATURE BY INITIAL.—Quart: If the signing of the paper with the initial of his name Is a sufficient signing by the testator. metarule v. Me- Bride. ..."

5. Heat Treatment of Soft and Medium Steels: Theory and Practice of the by Federico Giolitti (1921)
"... but if quenching be defined as the more or less complete suppression of the normal processes which precipitate and segregate the metarule stable at ..."

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