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IQ

Psychology
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65

i.q.

1.
the same as.
Origin
< Latin idem quod
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Examples from the web for IQ
  • IQ does not explain the inheritance of economic status and wealth.
  • Correlations between IQ scores and total years of education are about .
  • In many cases the IQ of a person with spastic diplegia is unaffected by the condition.
British Dictionary definitions for IQ

iq

abbreviation
1.
Iraq

IQ

abbreviation
1.
intelligence quotient

i.q.

abbreviation
1.
idem quod
Word Origin
Latin: the same as
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Word Origin and History for IQ

I.Q.

1922, abbreviation of intelligence quotient, a 1921 translation of German Intelligenz-quotient, coined 1912 by German psychologist William L. Stern (1871-1938).

Intelligence is a general capacity of an individual consciously to adjust his thinking to new requirements: it is general mental adaptability to new problems and conditions of life. [Stern, "The Psychological Methods of Testing Intelligence," 1914]

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IQ in Medicine

IQ or I.Q.
abbr.
intelligence quotient

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IQ in Technology


Pictorial query language, implemented in Ratfor.
["Structured Implementation of an Image Query Language", Y.E. Lien et al, in Database Techniques for Pictorial Applications, A. Blaser ed, pp.416-430].

networking
The country code for Iraq.
(1999-01-27)

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Related Abbreviations for IQ

IQ

  1. intelligence quotient
  2. intelligent equalizer

i.q.

Latin idem quod (the same as)
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