neural network

noun
1. computer architecture in which processors are connected in a manner suggestive of connections between neurons; can learn by trial and error
Syn: ↑neural net
Hypernyms: ↑computer architecture
2. any network of neurons or nuclei that function together to perform some function in the body
Syn: ↑neural net
Hypernyms: ↑reticulum
Part Holonyms: ↑nervous system, ↑systema nervosum

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ˌneural ˈnetwork 7 [neural network] (also ˌneural ˈnet) noun (computing)
a system with a structure which is similar to the human brain and nervous system

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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