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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. intelligence quotient

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  • n. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Iraq.
  • Intelligence Quotient.
  • Image quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)
  • n. a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)

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Examples

  • In the world of today's entrepreneurs, the term IQ doesn't refer to how intelligent one is.

    Alexia Parks: The IQ of America's Entrepreneurs

  • Until Howard Gardner introduced multiple intelligences into the common lexicon, people tended to use the term IQ as a stand-in for intelligence.

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  • The term IQ, or intelligence quotient, refers to the composite intelligence test score that comes from combining all the subtest scores on the Stanford-Binet or another similar instrument such as the WPPSI.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • Are you familiar with the term IQ, intelligence quotient?

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  • She reminds me of Nixon, except she looks much better and her IQ is about 50 points lower. gary

    Obama brushes off Palin on nuclear deal

  • It's a sad state of affairs when your IQ is the same as your approval rating. kevin from alaska

    Bush: Jenna's wedding was 'spectacular'

  • If the IQ is above retard stage, they should charge you an up-front fee to make up for the fact that you will close the account as soon as your mind regears.

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  • They are producing certain rail and there's not been a lot of tonnage Tom, but we have taken some rail and initially, most of the rail coming off has been what we call IQ rail and we've been out of that market for a last couple of years.

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  • If this holds over time, then in order to account for the long-term IQ gains of the Flynn effect, U.S. educational attainment would have to have risen by one year per decade (slightly more than it actually did).

    American Scientist Online

  • This year was frankly a bit of a disappointment as they seem to be heavily promoting a new car called the IQ which is an extremely small four-seater about the size of a Smart Car!

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