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knowledge (s) (noun), knowledges (pl)
1. Acquaintance with facts, truths, or principles which may come from study or investigation; general erudition: Marissa has acquired knowledge about many things both in school and while reading on her own.
2. The condition in which a person perceives certitudes or truth with a reasonably clear and certain mental apprehension: Marla has devoted her life to the pursuit of knowledge by researching and writing books about scientific discoveries throughout history.
3. Awareness of a fact or circumstance: The Jeffersons went on vacation with the knowledge that their neighbor would take care of their pets.
4. The body of truths or verities accumulated in the course of time: Mr. and Mrs. Smith's children were constantly increasing their knowledge by reading books from both their private collections and the public library; as well as, by discussing their discoveries with each other.
5. Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study: Michael gained a lot of experience and knowledge about carpentry by working with his father and attending a special technological school that emphasized wood-working skills.
6. The sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned: While working on his dictionary, John, the lexicographer, expanded his knowledge much more than he had anticipated.

Knowledge is knowing a fact or knowing where to find it.

—Evan Esar

I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.

—Franklin P. Adams
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explicit knowledge (s) (noun), explicit knowledges (pl)
Information that can express thoughts and ideas clearly and is easily transmitted to others: Some of the most common forms of explicit knowledge includes manuals, documents, instructional procedures, and videos that explain how to do something.
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heuristic knowledge (s) (noun), heuristic knowledges (pl)
The mental awareness of approaches that are likely to work or of properties which could be true, but which are not guaranteed: Heuristic knowledge makes it possible for people to discover or to learn something from experiences with interactive trials and errors.

Heuristic knowledge is considered to be a result of skills that provide the means to make improvements with writing techniques, computer programs, or any other method of doing something with better procedures.

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tacit knowledge (s) (noun), tacit knowledges (pl)
A reference to having acquired facts about matters that is only available to a certain individual and which is very difficult to share with other people: The scientist's tacit knowledge was difficult to share with his friends, even when he wrote it out or was trying to verbally explain what kind of research he was working on.

Gabrielle has tacit knowledge about data that is understood only by her; so, it is too much trouble for her to attempt to communicate such information to other people with words or symbols.

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