Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

WATCH "Lumbersexual"

cool-burning

adjective

pertaining to burning at a low temperature

Examples

Always choose cool-burning decorative lights for a Christmas tree.

Word Origin

1843

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for collective intelligence
Historical Examples
  • The world can't begin again on any higher plane than just the level of our collective intelligence.

    Darkness and Dawn George Allan England
  • The higher the collective intelligence, that is to say, the higher is the collective possibility.

    New Worlds For Old Herbert George Wells
  • Heaven and earth are such an immense realm that it can only be grasped by the collective intelligence of all intelligent beings.'

  • Such 'collective intelligence' Goethe perhaps more nearly possessed than any other human being has done.

  • In a mob the collective intelligence and mercy is that of the least intelligent and most brutal members that compose the mob.

  • With the coming of these new weapons her collective intelligence thrilled with the sense that now her moment had come.

    The War in the Air Herbert George Wells

Word of the Day

Word Value for collective

0
22
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for collective intelligence