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Smart or SMART may refer to:

People:

Business:

Mass transit systems:

Products:

  • Smart (automobile), a brand of automobile from Daimler AG
  • Smart (drink) (醒目), a brand of fruit-flavored soda produced by The Coca-Cola Company specifically for Mainland China

Engineering:

  • SMART Tunnel, the Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Social programs:

  • SMART Recovery Self Management And Recovery Training an alternative to 12 Step programs (such as AA or NA) from addiction recovery based on REBT principles

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Technology:

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also SMART

Contents

English

Etymology

From Old English smeortan, from West Germanic Proto-Germanic *smertan, whence also Old High German smerzan.

Pronunciation

Adjective

smart (comparative smarter, superlative smartest)

  1. Exhibiting social ability or cleverness.
    • 1811, Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility, chapter 19
      “I always preferred the church, and I still do. But that was not smart enough for my family. They recommended the army. That was a great deal too smart for me.”
  2. Exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books.
  3. Good-looking.
    a smart outfit
  4. Cleverly and/or sarcastically humorous in a way that may be rude and disrespectful. Cf: (verb) to smart off; (noun) smarty pants, wise guy, wiseacre, wise-ass; (adjective) cute.
    He became tired of his daughter's sarcasm and smart remarks.
  5. Sudden and intense.
    1860 July 9, Henry David Thoreau, journal entry, from Thoreau's bird-lore, Francis H. Allen (editor), Houghton Mifflin (Boston, 1910), Thoreau on Birds: notes on New England birds from the Journals of Henry David Thoreau, Beacon Press, (Boston, 1993), page 239:
    • There is a smart shower at 5 P.M., and in the midst of it a hummingbird is busy about the flowers in the garden, unmindful of it, though you would think that each big drop that struck him would be a serious accident.
  6. (US, Southern, dated) Intense in feeling; painful. Used usually with the adverb intensifier right.
    • He raised his voice, and it hurt her feelings right smart.
    • That cast on his leg chaffs him right smart.

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Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to smart

Third person singular
smarts

Simple past
smarted

Past participle
smarted

Present participle
smarting

to smart (third-person singular simple present smarts, present participle smarting, simple past and past participle smarted)

  1. (intransitive) To hurt or sting.
    After being hit with a pitch, the batter exclaimed "Ouch, my arm smarts!"

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Norwegian

Adjective

smart

  1. clever (mentally sharp or bright)

This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at clever. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see smart in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2009


Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

Inflections of
smart
Absolute Comparative Superlative
Attributive Predicative
Indefinite
singular
Common smart smartare smartast
Neuter smart
Definite
singular
Masc. smarte smartaste
All smarta smartaste
Plural smarta smartaste
smart
  1. smart; clever

Simple English

Not to be confused with wikt:smart.
SMart
Format Art
Presented by Kirsten O'Brien (1999-present)
Mike Fischetti (2007-present)
Country of origin  United Kingdom
Production
Executive producer(s) Joe Godwin
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC One
Original run 5 October 1994 – Present
External links
Official website
For the computer software, see S.M.A.R.T.

SMart is a long running children’s art show. The presenters show how to create pictures from items easily found around the house.

The show has a number of spin offs, because it is so popular. Some of these are

  • SMart on the Road
  • SMarteenies
  • SMart Africa








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