Definition of knowledge base in English:

knowledge base

Syllabification: knowl·edge base

noun

  • 1A store of information or data that is available to draw on.
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    • The existing knowledge base lacks information on at least four key areas of mental health care and delivery.
    • Individuals can benefit from increasing their knowledge base.
    • Members of a profession or occupational community share a common understanding and knowledge base.
  • 2The underlying set of facts, assumptions, and rules that a computer system has available to solve a problem.
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    • Following a year of development, CESA had 246 rules in its knowledge base.
    • Some programmed characteristics are associated with specific units resident in the system's knowledge base.
    • Finally in the management layer there is a knowledge base that includes system topology, calendars, activity logs and policy information.

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