[id-ee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌɪd i əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/
of or characterized by introspection; introspective.
[id-ee-uh t sa-vahnt, suh-vant, sav-uh nt; French ee-dyoh sa-vahn] /ˈɪd i ət sæˈvɑnt, səˈvænt, ˈsæv ənt; French i dyoʊ saˈvɑ̃/ noun, plural idiot savants French, idiots savants [ee-dyoh sa-vahn] /i dyoʊ saˈvɑ̃/ (Show IPA). Psychiatry. 1. a mentally defective person with an exceptional skill or talent in a special field, as a highly developed ability […]
- Idiot strings
plural noun 1. (Canadian, informal) strings attached to children’s mittens to prevent the wearer from losing them
- Idiot tape
noun 1. (printing) an input tape for a typesetting machine that contains text only, the typographical instructions being supplied by the typesetting machine itself
[id-ee-uh-tahyp] /ˈɪd i əˌtaɪp/ noun, Immunology. 1. the molecular arrangement of amino acids unique to the antigen-binding site of a particular antibody. idiotype id·i·o·type (ĭd’ē-ə-tīp’) n. A determinant that confers on an immunoglobulin molecule an antigenic individuality that is analogous to the individuality of the molecule’s antibody activity.