Definition of Brainpower

1. Noun. Mental ability. "He's got plenty of brains but no common sense"

Exact synonyms: Brain, Learning Ability, Mental Capacity, Mentality, Wit
Generic synonyms: Intelligence
Derivative terms: Brainy, Mental, Mental



Definition of Brainpower

1. Noun. Mental ability; intelligence. ¹

2. Noun. Intelligent people considered as a group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brainpower

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Brainpower

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1. The Addresses and Journal of Proceedings of the National Educational Association by National Educational Association (U.S.) (1875)
"... greater proportion of our national brainpower will remain undeveloped, and the larger part of our expenditures for education will continue to be wasted. ..."

2. Report of the Hundred and Thirteenth Round Table on Transport Economics by ECMT Staff, Ecmt, Centre Economic Research, SourceOECD (Online service), (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, Economic Research Centre, Economics Round Table on Transport (2001)
"brainpower should serve as a complement to infrastructure. The informed application of brainpower coupled with dialogue with shippers and inland regions may ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"Allan McLaughlin shows ' The Bright Side of Russian Immigration,' and Norman Lockyer treats of ' The Influence of brainpower on History/ presenting ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"... and that the present history of the world is being so largely moulded by the influence of brainpower, which in these modern days has to do with natural ..."

5. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1908)
"... Take a child of six months, and there is absolutely no such brainpower existent as mental inhibition ; no desire or tendency is stopped by a mental act. ..."

6. The Addresses and Journal of Proceedings of the National Educational Association by National Educational Association (U.S.) (1875)
"... greater proportion of our national brainpower will remain undeveloped, and the larger part of our expenditures for education will continue to be wasted. ..."

7. Report of the Hundred and Thirteenth Round Table on Transport Economics by ECMT Staff, Ecmt, Centre Economic Research, SourceOECD (Online service), (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, Economic Research Centre, Economics Round Table on Transport (2001)
"brainpower should serve as a complement to infrastructure. The informed application of brainpower coupled with dialogue with shippers and inland regions may ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"Allan McLaughlin shows ' The Bright Side of Russian Immigration,' and Norman Lockyer treats of ' The Influence of brainpower on History/ presenting ..."

9. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"... and that the present history of the world is being so largely moulded by the influence of brainpower, which in these modern days has to do with natural ..."

10. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1908)
"... Take a child of six months, and there is absolutely no such brainpower existent as mental inhibition ; no desire or tendency is stopped by a mental act. ..."

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