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Binet

[bih-ney; French bee-ne] /bɪˈneɪ; French biˈnɛ/
noun
1.
Alfred
[al-frid;; French al-fred] /ˈæl frɪd;; French alˈfrɛd/ (Show IPA),
1857–1911, French psychologist: co-deviser of the Binet-Simon scale.
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  • My newly trained psychological eye has been upon you for ten months, and I have applied the Binet test.

    Dear Enemy Jean Webster
  • The men were already climbing into the house on wheels, when Binet turned to Andre-Louis.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • In his momentary exaltation Binet proposed another bottle of Volnay.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • Binet asked him once in the course of that repast and during a pause in the conversation.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • Psychologists had experimented with intelligence tests for at least twenty years before the Binet scale made its appearance.

    The Measurement of Intelligence Lewis Madison Terman
  • He filled the place with his plaint, whilst Binet swore amazingly and variedly.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • Questions a and b were suggested by Binet in 1905, while c is new.

    The Measurement of Intelligence Lewis Madison Terman
  • There was something too sleek and oily in Binet's voice for Andre-Louis' taste.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • Binet says that the man who has not every type of imagery almost equally well developed is only the fraction120 of a man.

    The Mind and Its Education George Herbert Betts
  • "That won't matter," said Binet, cynically, and explained himself.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
Binet in Medicine

Binet Bi·net (bĭ-nā'), Alfred. 1857-1911.

French psychologist. With French physician Théodore Simon (1873-1961), he developed (1905) the first widely accepted test for measuring intelligence.

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