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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Where most shows would try to cram everything in, “The Crown” is all about smart choices.The Charles and Diana saga weighs heavy on ‘The Crown,’ but Gillian Anderson’s Thatcher is a triumph|Hank Stuever|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The smart money says Morikawa will win here someday — because he’s so young and so good.Who can win the Masters, who can but won’t and who to pick in your pool|Barry Svrluga|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Both are types of telepresence robots or smart videoconferencing computers with microphones and speakers attached.‘Telepresence’ robots are making virtual school feel a little more like real school|Jennifer Davis|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
I don’t think any amount of smarts and education would do the same.
Many people, including herself, were extremely proud during Obama’s term, she said, because the country had “a president who was smart and had the people’s best interest at heart.”
This was the first time he had smarted in his penetrable part—the skin—and it made him very spiteful.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Looking down, he saw the blood had dried on his left hand, while under that shoulder something smarted with every movement.Ralph Granger's Fortunes|William Perry Brown
What else could mean these gathering shadows that oppressed his lungs, that smarted in his eyes, that numbed his faculties?Sarchedon|G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
She believed that his arm was broken, and smarted with wrath at her mistress for so easily taking his word to the contrary.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
He shifted often in the saddle, because of the deep sunburns which smarted continually and maddeningly.The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower