Definition of knowledge base in English:

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knowledge base


[mass noun]
1A store of information or data that is available to draw on.
Example sentences
  • 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 which a computer system has available to solve a problem.
Example sentences
  • 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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