superbrain

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ brain

Noun[edit]

superbrain (plural superbrains)

  1. An exceptionally intelligent person; a genius.
    • 1945, Eugene Jackson Benge, Manpower in marketing
      It does not take a superbrain to enumerate specifically the duties expected of a new man...
    • 1983, Steve Odell, More puzzles for superbrains
  2. An exceptionally powerful brain or artificial intelligence.
    • 1965, Daniel Stephen Halacy, Cyborg: evolution of the superman
      This first superbrain died after four years, suffering understandably from mental derangement brought on by its brain weight...
    • 2003, Anthony J Sanford, Philip Nicholas Johnson-Laird, The nature and limits of human understanding
      There are good biological reasons why we have not become just superbrain, rational calculators, even were this biologically possible.