i.q.


the same as.

Nearby words

  1. i.o.,
  2. i.o.f.,
  3. i.o.o.f.,
  4. i.o.u.,
  5. i.p.h.,
  6. i.r.,
  7. i.r.a.,
  8. i.t.a.,
  9. i.t.u.,
  10. i.v.

Origin of i.q.

From the Latin word idem quod

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British Dictionary definitions for i.q

i.q.

abbreviation for

idem quod

Word Origin for i.q.

Latin: the same as

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Word Origin and History for i.q

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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