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 SMART Lab researches and develops new technologies to make American infrastructure “intelligent,” safer, and more cost-effective.Smart Concrete Could Pave the Way for High-Tech, Cost-Effective Roads|Luna Lu|November 13, 2020|Singularity Hub
According to the CPSC, the issue relates specifically to the use of incorrect screws during the smart doorbell’s installation.
The Titans and Bears are still smarting from tough losses in Week 8.NFL games on TV: Games will look different; Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees, Part 2|Cindy Boren|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Google's voice recognition means it understands most of the questions you ask it, and the Google Maps-powered navigation app is smart enough to know your battery state of charge so it can direct you to charging if needed en route.The electric Volvo XC40 Recharge: First-drive impressions|Jonathan M. Gitlin|November 6, 2020|Ars Technica
We need both male and female allies with check-writing abilities to see investments in women not as a statistic to increase, but as smart business—one that’s good for men, women, and our health care system.Women are America’s most important health care customers. So why is the system designed by men?|jakemeth|November 5, 2020|Fortune
Still fearful and smarting from the pain, I arrived on time and was led to chair in his office.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I think we were smarting a bit at the criticism,” he told me.‘Still Positive’ Shows Why ‘Homeland’ Hasn’t Jumped the Shark (Yet)|Andrew Romano|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I think we were smarting a bit at the criticism ... We knew we had to plot a new course for the show.‘Homeland’ Showrunner: ‘We Knew We Had to Plot a New Course’|Andrew Romano|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jordan is still smarting from this early lesson in politics.Vernon Jordan Speaks Out on Obama’s Reelection, Bill Clinton, and More|Eleanor Clift|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Romney is smarting from attacks over his time as the head of Bain Capital, the Boston private-equity firm he founded.
But her tenderness and marked affection went some way to soothe the smarting of the girl's sore feelings.Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
General Johnston was smarting under the criticisms of the campaign which resulted in the loss of Donelson."Shiloh" as Seen by a Private Soldier|Warren Olney
They rose to fight, and dispersed for safety, leaving their smarting foe unable to strike for lack of a billet.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
You speak in cold blood, Master Heriot, and I was smarting under a thousand wrongs inflicted on me under the mask of friendship.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
Stover, smarting at his humiliation below, seized the opportunity for revenge.The Varmint|Owen Johnson