Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “expert system”

expert system

noun [C]     IT
a computer program that asks questions and gives answers that have been thought of by human experts: This work, done in collaboration with a consultant at the Bristol Dental Hospital, resulted in an expert system which advises ordinary dentists on the best way to treat children's teeth.
(Definition of expert system noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of expert system

Definitions of “expert system” in other dictionaries

Translations of “expert system”

Word of the Day

handout

a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More