brainpower

[breyn-pou-er]

noun

intellectual capacity; mental ability.
people with superior mental abilities: an emergency medical conference of all available brainpower.

Nearby words

  1. brainiac,
  2. brainish,
  3. brainless,
  4. brainlessly,
  5. brainpan,
  6. brainsick,
  7. brainsickly,
  8. brainstem,
  9. brainstem evoked response audiometry,
  10. brainstorm

Origin of brainpower

First recorded in 1875–80; brain + power

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brainpower

noun

intelligence; mental ability
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