[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.
[in-ter-ak-tiv] /ˌɪn tərˈæk tɪv/ adjective 1. acting one upon or with the other. 2. of or relating to a two-way system of electronic communications, as by means of television or computer: interactive communications between families using two-way cable television. 3. (of a computer program or system) with a human user, often in a conversational way, […]
[non-in-ter-kawrs, -kohrs] /nɒnˈɪn tərˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs/ noun 1. suspension of interchange in relations, especially commercial or political relations.
noun, U.S. History. 1. the act of Congress (1809) prohibiting all shipping and trade between the United States and British- or French-controlled ports.
[non-in-ter-feer-uh ns] /ˌnɒn ɪn tərˈfɪər əns/ noun 1. the policy or practice of refraining from , especially in political affairs.