[jeen-yuh s] /ˈdʒin yəs/
noun, plural geniuses for 2, 3, 8, genii
[jee-nee-ahy] /ˈdʒi niˌaɪ/ (Show IPA), for 6, 7, 9, 10.
an exceptional natural capacity of intellect, especially as shown in creative and original work in science, art, music, etc.:
the genius of Mozart.
Synonyms: intelligence, ingenuity, wit; brains.
a person having such capacity.
a person having an extraordinarily high intelligence rating on a psychological test, as an IQ above 140.
Synonyms: mental giant, master, expert; whiz, brain, brainiac.
Antonyms: idiot, imbecile, half-wit, dope, moron; fool, simpleton, dunce, dullard, dolt; numskull, blockhead, nitwit, ninny.
natural ability or capacity; strong inclination:
a special genius for leadership.
Synonyms: gift, talent, aptitude, faculty, endowment, predilection; penchant, knack, bent, flair, wizardry.
distinctive character or spirit, as of a nation, period, or language.
the guardian spirit of a place, institution, etc.
either of two mutually opposed spirits, one good and the other evil, supposed to attend a person throughout life.
a person who strongly influences for good or ill the character, conduct, or destiny of a person, place, or thing:
Rasputin, the evil genius of Russian politics.
Islamic Mythology. ; genie.
noun (pl) -uses, (for senses 5, 6) genii (ˈdʒiːnɪˌaɪ)
a person with exceptional ability, esp of a highly original kind
such ability or capacity: Mozart’s musical genius
the distinctive spirit or creative nature of a nation, era, language, etc
a person considered as exerting great influence of a certain sort: an evil genius
(Arabian myth) (usually pl) a demon; jinn
late 14c., “tutelary god (classical or pagan),” from Latin genius “guardian deity or spirit which watches over each person from birth; spirit, incarnation, wit, talent;” also “prophetic skill,” originally “generative power,” from root of gignere “beget, produce” (see kin), from PIE root *gen- “produce.” Sense of “characteristic disposition” is from 1580s. Meaning “person of natural intelligence or talent” and that of “natural ability” are first recorded 1640s.
[gen-i-oo s loh-kee; English jee-nee-uh s loh-sahy, -kahy] /ˈgɛn ɪˌʊs ˈloʊ ki; English ˈdʒi ni əs ˈloʊ saɪ, -kaɪ/ noun, Latin. 1. the guardian spirit of a place. 2. the distinctive character or atmosphere of a place with reference to the impression that it makes on the mind. /ˈdʒiːnɪəs ˈləʊsaɪ/ noun 1. the guardian spirit […]
/ɡɛˈniːzə/ noun (pl) genizahs, genizoth (ɡɛˈniːzəθ) 1. (Judaism) a repository (usually in a synagogue) for books and other sacred objects which can no longer be used but which may not be destroyed
/Flemish xɛŋk/ noun 1. a town in NE Belgium, in Limburg province: coal-mining. Pop: 106 213 (2004 est)
- Genken programming language
language (GPL) A variant of PL360 by K. Asai of the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute. [“Experience With GPL”, K. Asai, in Machine Oriented Higher Level Languages, W. van der Poel, N-H 1974, pp. 371-376]. (1995-04-13)