Obsolete. an employment agency for the placement of domestic help.
noun 1. a military officer responsible for collecting and processing data on hostile forces, weather, and terrain.
noun, Psychology. 1. an intelligence test score that is obtained by dividing mental age, which reflects the age-graded level of performance as derived from population norms, by chronological age and multiplying by 100: a score of 100 thus indicates a performance at exactly the normal level for that age group. Abbreviation: IQ. noun 1. a […]
[in-tel-i-juh n-ser] /ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒən sər/ noun 1. a person or thing that conveys information. 2. an informer; spy. /ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənsə/ noun 1. (archaic) an informant or spy n. 1580s, “spy, informant,” agent noun from intelligence. Meaning “bringer of news” is from 1630s; as a newspaper name from 1640s.
noun, Psychology. 1. any of various tests, as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale or the Stanford-Binet test, designed to measure the intellectual capacity of a person. noun 1. any of a number of tests designed to measure a person’s mental skills See also Binet-Simon scale