• WordNet 3.6
    • n intelligence the operation of gathering information about an enemy
    • n intelligence the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
    • n intelligence information about recent and important events "they awaited news of the outcome"
    • n intelligence secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy) "we sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar coverage"
    • n intelligence a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Octopus and squid are thought to be the most intelligent of all invertebrates
    • Intelligence Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity. "He lived rather in a fair intelligence than any friendship with the favorites."
    • Intelligence An intelligent being or spirit; -- generally applied to pure spirits; as, a created intelligence . "The great Intelligences fair
      That range above our mortal state,
      In circle round the blessed gate,
      Received and gave him welcome there."
    • Intelligence Information communicated; news; notice; advice. "Intelligence is given where you are hid."
    • Intelligence (Mil) Knowledge imparted or acquired, whether by study, research, or experience; general information. "I write as he that none intelligence Of meters hath, ne flowers of sentence."
    • Intelligence The act or state of knowing; the exercise of the understanding.
    • Intelligence The capacity to know or understand; readiness of comprehension; the intellect, as a gift or an endowment. "And dimmed with darkness their intelligence ."
    • Intelligence (Mil) The division within a military organization that gathers and evaluates information about an enemy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Next to man, the porpoise is the most intelligent creature on earth
    • n intelligence The quality of being intelligent; understanding; intellect; power of cognition.
    • n intelligence Cultivated understanding; acquired knowledge; information stored up in the mind.
    • n intelligence Exercise of superior understanding; address; skill: as, he performed his mission with much intelligence.
    • n intelligence Mutual understanding; interchange of information or sentiment; intelligent intercourse; as, a glance of intelligence passed between them; to have intelligence with the enemy.
    • n intelligence Information received or imparted; communicated knowledge; news: as, intelligence of a shipwreck.
    • n intelligence An intelligent being; intellectual existence; concrete understanding: as, God is the Supreme Intelligence.
    • n intelligence Advice, Tidings, etc. (see news), notification.
    • intelligence To convey intelligence; tell tales; tattle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair
    • ns Intelligence intellectual skill or knowledge: information communicated: news: a spiritual being
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  • Napoleon Hill
    “Action is the real measure of intelligence.”
  • Remy De Gourmont
    “We live less and less, and we learn more and more. Sensibility is surrendering to intelligence.”
  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    “It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.”
  • Don Herold
    Don Herold
    “There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.”
  • Anthony Hope
    Anthony Hope
    “Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.”
  • Elbert Hubbard
    “Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, But quickly to see how to make them good.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. intelligence, L. intelligentia, intellegentia,. See Intelligent
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. intelligens, -entis, pr.p. of intelligĕre.


In literature:

To be intelligible, having regard to the historical developments of religion, the God proved must be a person.
"Theism or Atheism" by Chapman Cohen
They are not as a whole a quick or a very intelligent race.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
In the matter of intelligence cats appear to rank almost as high as dogs.
"Domesticated Animals" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Now we must show that intelligence and instinct also are opposite and complementary.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
And I may say that it is a great and rare pleasure to have any that are intelligent.
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
Slone believed the horse was just so intelligent.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
Man being an Individual Intelligence; God is the Universal Intelligence.
"The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul" by Jirah D. Buck
It gave an intelligent interpretation of the school and its functions.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
A nation of slaves can not at once be converted into a nation of intelligent, industrious, and moral freemen.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
Security of his own plan, and secrecy therefor, are important considerations with reference to intelligence activities.
"Sound Military Decision" by U.s. Naval War College

In poetry:

When everything seems to be set
to show me off as a man of intelligence,
the fool I keep concealed on my person
takes over my talk and occupies my mouth.
"We Are Many" by Pablo Neruda
"Her broad brow meant intelligence
And something better than a bone,
Her body's curves were spirit's tents,
Her fresh young skin was innocence
Instead of meat that shone.
"The Cloak Model" by John Crowe Ransom
But when all is finished, this labour of years,
A mass unharmonious, unmeaning appears ;
'Tis showy, but void of intelligent grace ;
It is not a landscape, it is not a face.
"Accomplishment" by Jane Taylor
Her host, a man benignly mild,
Was happy in a darling child
Who now had woman's air;
Her face intelligent and sweet,
And her soft bosom was the seat
Of kind courageous care.
"The Stork" by William Hayley
In vain I caress him and lure him to speak,
He feels not the warm tear that falls on his cheek:
No look of intelligence lightens his eye,
A wild, vacant stare is his only reply.
"The Complaint" by Caroline Fry
I say, She is fair, too coldly strange for speech;
A crown of memories, her calm brow above,
Shines; and her heart is like a bruised red peach,
Ripe as her body for intelligent love.
"L'Amour Du Mensonge" by John Hay

In news:

Myths and surprising truths about the mind and intelligence.
IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol 24, no.
In "Safety Not Guaranteed" and "Lola Versus," Love Doesn't Mean an Insult to the Audience's Intelligence.
PAHS grad commands intelligence company.
Conservatives who are fans of Paul Ryan should be happy that their man came across as intelligent, articulate, mature and on-message.
Kim-Hui Yap, Tao Chen, Zhen Li, Kui Wu, "A Comparative Study of Mobile-Based Landmark Recognition Techniques," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol 25, no.
Ever notice how movies like Safe House almost always make the Central Intelligence Agency the bad guy TIME looks back at some of the most memorable flicks starring the secretive organization.
National Intelligence Director Releases Statement Confirming Resignation.
There's an active intelligence and engagement with public policy matters that makes him allergic to talking points.
Win Big by Unleashing Millennials' Connective Intelligence.
Long, a man of obvious intelligence and energy, did not finish the 12th grade at Richmond Hill High School in Queens.
New video management/business intelligence software features Open Architecture Convergence.
Pierre Flener, Mats Carlsson, Christian Schulte, " Constraint Programming in Sweden," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol 24, no.
WikiLeaks revealed that Nicaragua received 'suitcases full of cash' from Venezuela, but also showed the limitations of US intelligence-gathering in Ortega's country.
Why do Darwinists claim that intelligent design is untestable, and simultaneously claim that it is wrong.

In science:

Self-organization of sensors for swarm intelligence.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
The difference with Lewis case (with b = 0) becomes intelligible, if we note that the frame of (36) with m = 0 does not represent a rotating Minkowskian observer, a conclusion confirmed by the fact that (44) with m = ω = 0 yields Ω = 0.
On the gravitomagnetic effects in cylindrically symmetric spacetimes
Since we, like most researchers in Artificial Intelligence, are mostly interested in iterated revisions, proper understanding, and semantics, for this dependence is crucial.
Distance Semantics for Belief Revision
Using Linear Algebra for Intelligent Information Retrieval.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
The Subanthropic Principle states that we are not typical among the intelligent observers from the Universe.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture