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IQ

Psychology
Origin of IQ
1960-1965
1960-65

i.q.

1.
the same as.
Origin
< Latin idem quod
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  • The IQ of the bright child is above 100 and of the dull child below 100.

    Psychology Robert S. Woodworth
  • Words are often written with nasalized finals: n for t sometimes, ng for k almost always, irn (only) for IQ.

    The Central Eskimo Franz Boas
  • The IQ usually remains fairly constant as the child grows older, and thus represents his rate of mental growth.

    Psychology Robert S. Woodworth
  • Now, he is a little character and his IQ matches his height.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • An IQ of 125 means that he has picked up knowledge and skill 25 per cent.

    Psychology Robert S. Woodworth
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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