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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation intelligence quotient

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • noun 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)
  • noun 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

  • 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.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

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

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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?

    Rainwater

  • 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

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