Intelligence-quotient Definition

noun
A number seen as a measure of a person's intelligence, usually representing the person's score on an intelligence test as expressed in relation to the scores of others who have taken the same test, with the average score set at 100.
American Heritage Medicine
The ratio of tested mental age to chronological age, usually expressed as a quotient multiplied by 100. No longer in scientific use.
American Heritage Medicine
Synonyms:
iq

Other Word Forms of Intelligence-quotient

Noun

Singular:
intelligence-quotient
Plural:
intelligence-quotients

Origin of Intelligence-quotient

  • A calque of German Intelligenzquotient.

    From Wiktionary

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