brainpower
noun Date: 1853 1. intellectual ability 2. people with developed intellectual ability

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  • brainpower — [brān′pou΄ər] n. mental ability; intellectual power …   English World dictionary

  • Brainpower — This article is about the Dutch artist. For the song, see Brainpower (song) Infobox Musical artist Name = Brainpower Img capt = Brainpower rapping in 2007 Background = solo singer Birth name = Gertjan Mulder Alias = Brainpower Born = birth date… …   Wikipedia

  • brainpower — [[t]bre͟ɪnpaʊə(r)[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Brainpower is intelligence or the ability to think. [JOURNALISM] Ginseng boosts your brainpower and makes you feel good. 2) N UNCOUNT You can refer to the intelligent people in an organization or country as its …   English dictionary

  • brainpower — brain|pow|er also brain power [ˈbreınpauə US paur] n [U] 1.) intelligence, or the ability to think ▪ A lot of brainpower went into solving the problem. 2.) educated intelligent people who have special skills, especially in science, considered as… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brainpower — /brayn pow euhr/, n. 1. intellectual capacity; mental ability. 2. people with superior mental abilities: an emergency medical conference of all available brainpower. [1875 80; BRAIN + POWER] * * * …   Universalium

  • brainpower — noun a) Mental ability; intelligence. You know all this <span class= plainlinks >[ …   Wiktionary

  • brainpower — brain|pow|er [ breın,pauər ] noun uncount intelligence, especially the combined intelligence of all the people in a country or organization: the greatest scientific brainpower ever gathered together in one place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brainpower — UK [ˈbreɪnˌpaʊə(r)] / US [ˈbreɪnˌpaʊər] noun [uncountable] intelligence, especially the combined intelligence of all the people in a country or organization the greatest scientific brainpower ever gathered together in one place …   English dictionary

  • brainpower —  Knowledge, creativity.  ► “Knowledge comes the old fashioned way from working old fashioned human brainpower, which has yet to be replaced by any series of electronic impulses.” (Vital Speeches of the Day, Aug. 15, 1995, p. 661) …   American business jargon

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