brainpower

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noun brain·pow·er \-ˌpau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of brainpower

  1. 1 :  intellectual ability

  2. 2 :  people with developed intellectual ability

Examples of brainpower in a Sentence

  1. The brainpower of the staff constitutes the company's greatest asset.

  2. The product is supposed to boost your brainpower.

  3. The company is increasing efforts to recruit scientific brainpower.

1832

First Known Use of brainpower

1832


BRAINPOWER Defined for English Language Learners

brainpower

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noun brain·pow·er \-ˌpau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of brainpower for English Language Learners

  • : the ability to think intelligently

  • : people who are very intelligent



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