verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
adjective, smart·er, smart·est.
- (of a machine, system, etc.) equipped with electronic control mechanisms, software programs, etc., and capable of remote, automated, and seemingly intelligent operation:smart copiers;smart weapons;a smart thermostat.
- equipped with microprocessors, as for data processing, internet access, etc. (usually used in combination): a smartphone;a smartwatch.
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The structures are fashioned from “smart glass” that renders them opaque after a user enters and locks the door.Loo with a view: Would you dare to use Tokyo’s transparent public toilets?|claychandler|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Many analysts say Huang’s emphasis on Arm’s strength in energy-efficiency is smart.Nvidia’s purchase of Arm creates an A.I. computing juggernaut|Jeremy Kahn|September 14, 2020|Fortune
Not all of these series are good — some are quite bad, actually — but you can feel smart for watching them all the same.One Good Thing: A Danish drama perfect for political devotees, now on Netflix|Emily VanDerWerff|September 11, 2020|Vox
While Amazon continues to lead the smart speaker market, both Google and Apple have the advantage of having their voice assistants built into smartphones.‘Amazon is a brand play for us’: How Buick is building a long-term partnership around Amazon’s ad business|Seb Joseph|September 10, 2020|Digiday
In May, and again this fall, the district rolled out “smart” buses with Wi-Fi hot spots in areas without reliable internet access.Creative school plans could counter inequities exposed by COVID-19|Sujata Gupta|September 8, 2020|Science News
And increasingly smart navigation aids in the cockpit brought far greater precision and efficiency to route planning.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A woman in a smart uniform scribbles out tickets for a growing line of tourists eager to take a trip on the old-fashioned train.
It used to be frequently said back in 2000 that Jeb was “the smart brother.”
A lot of British pubs have been smart enough to understand this and respond.
Thorgerson and Powell turned to video and film—a smart move given the emergence of MTV.
During the first week, not a day passed without smart skirmishes.
Then summoning a smart young jemadar with whom he had talked a good deal during the journey, he asked him to read the chit.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Who could have believed that only a fortnight ago these same figures were clean as new pins; smart and well-liking!Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Christopher Smart, an English poet and miscellaneous writer, died; known by a popular translation of Horace.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It was there that he longed to retire—to a dainty little hotel of his own with a smart clientèle.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke