[in-tel-i-juh nt] /ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒənt/
having good understanding or a high mental capacity; quick to comprehend, as persons or animals:
an intelligent student.
displaying or characterized by quickness of understanding, sound thought, or good judgment:
an intelligent reply.
having the faculty of reasoning and understanding; possessing :
intelligent beings in outer space.
Computers. pertaining to the ability to do data processing locally; smart:
An intelligent terminal can edit input before transmission to a host computer.
Compare (def 8).
Archaic. having understanding or knowledge (usually followed by of).
having or indicating intelligence
having high intelligence; clever
indicating high intelligence; perceptive: an intelligent guess
guided by reason; rational
(of computerized functions) able to modify action in the light of ongoing events
(archaic) (postpositive) foll by of. having knowledge or information: they were intelligent of his whereabouts
c.1500, a back-formation from intelligence or else from Latin intelligentem (nominative intelligens), present participle of intelligere, earlier intellegere (see intelligence). Intelligent design, as a name for an alternative to atheistic cosmology and the theory of evolution, is from 1999. Related: Intelligently.
/ˈhaɪpəˌkjuːb/ noun 1. (maths) a figure in a space of four or more dimensions having all its sides equal and all its angles right angles hypercube (hī’pər-kyb’) An object resembling a three dimensional cube but having an arbitrary number of dimensions (typically more than three, although cubes and squares can be considered hypercubes in three […]
hypercryesthesia hy·per·cry·es·the·sia (hī’pər-krī’ĭs-thē’zhə) n. Excessive sensitivity to cold. Also called hypercryalgesia.
[hahy-peer-ee-uh n] /haɪˈpɪər i ən/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a Titan, the father of Helios, Selene, and Eos. 2. Astronomy. a natural satellite of the planet Saturn. /haɪˈpɪərɪən/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, father of Helios (sun), Selene (moon), and Eos (dawn) /haɪˈpɪərɪən/ noun 1. an irregular-shaped outer satellite […]
[hahy-per-ir-i-tuh-bil-i-tee] /ˌhaɪ pərˌɪr ɪ təˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun 1. extreme .