- intellectual capacity; mental ability.
- people with superior mental abilities: an emergency medical conference of all available brainpower.
Origin of brainpower
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Examples from the Web for brainpower
There is brainpower, passion, and a wealth of Jewish knowledge.Voting For Yair Lapid, Israel’s Maimonides
Rabbi Daniel Landes
February 4, 2013
And Maddow will need that brainpower as she is thrust into the biggest challenge of her brief broadcasting career.Rachel Maddow Seizes Her Moment at Post-Keith Olbermann MSNBC
February 27, 2011
There were no easy answers in Florence, despite the brainpower, commitment, and connections so clearly on display.The New Activism
November 5, 2009
But we need to place that brainpower within a framework of global action that incentivizes, encourages, and propels it forward.The Crisis We Forgot
March 3, 2009
They cannot afford such costs--but this Nation cannot afford to maintain its military power and neglect its brainpower.
It harms the growing tissue, dulls the conscience, stunts the growth, and steals the brainpower of growing boys.The Boy and the Sunday School
John L. Alexander
His presence was commanding, and he impressed everybody by his magnetism and brainpower.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XI
- intelligence; mental ability
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