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Smart

Meanings and phrases

smart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
  2. elegant and stylish; chic; voguish
  3. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; bright
  4. improperly forward or bold; fresh; impertinent; impudent; overbold; saucy; sassy; wise
  5. painfully severe
  6. quick and brisk
  7. capable of independent and apparently intelligent action

smart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore; smarting; smartness

smart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be the source of pain; ache; hurt

right smart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. (Southern or Midland) considerable

right smart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States); way

smart aleck

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments; wise guy; wiseacre; wisenheimer; weisenheimer

smart as a whip

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; brainy; brilliant

smart bomb

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bomb that can be guided (by a laser beam or radio) to its target

smart card

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plastic card containing a microprocessor that enables the holder to perform operations requiring data that is stored in the microprocessor; typically used to perform financial transactions
E.g.
  • It enables everybody to immediately use their smart card applications, e.g.
  • It makes use of the smart card chip on the front of the standard issue debit card.
  • METRO Q Card The METRO Q Card is a contactless smart card used to ride on public transportation in Greater Houston.

smart money

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct); punitive damages; exemplary damages
  2. money bet or invested by experienced gamblers or investors (especially if they have inside information)
  3. people who are highly experienced or who have inside information

smart set

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the fashionable elite; society; high society; beau monde; bon ton

street smart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment; streetwise; with-it

smart grid

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "The money will be used for “smart grid" demonstration projects.
  • China is planning for smart grid and related Advanced Metering Infrastructure.
  • Wide area transmission can be viewed as a horizontal extension of the smart grid.

smart cards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Students are also required to bring school issued smart cards.
  • Delhi Metro tokens and smart cards are accepted on Rapid Metro.
  • Another concern for ECC-systems is the danger of fault attacks, especially when running on smart cards.

smart phones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This resulted in the removal of this feature from Samsung Android smart phones in July 2012.
  • After 2013, Alipay and Wechat began to support mobile payment using QR code on smart phones.
  • TV and video games were once largest contributors to screen time, but the past decade has seen a shift towards smart phones and tablets.

very smart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Only they were very smart.
  • Due to the trauma of his past, Yul is also very smart and skilled in the martial arts.
  • The people who inhabit the land of Shelldorado are very smart despite looking like savage monsters.

smart phone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The smart phone app uses the phones location data to pay at the pump using the app.
  • About 3 percent of AT&T smart phone customers account for 40 percent of the technology's use.
  • Mobile Deposit allows smart phone users to snap a picture of the check with the phone's camera.
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