RULE OF THUMB

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Basic principle with extensive practical application which is not meant to be exactly precise or useful for every single circumstance. See also: heuristic.

RULE OF THUMB: "The rule of thumb was not meant for this type of use."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RULE OF THUMB," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rule-of-thumb/ (accessed July 6, 2022).

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