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ˈblɒkˌhɛdblock·head

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dunce, dunderhead, numskull, blockhead, bonehead, lunkhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, muttonhead, shithead, dumbass, fuckheadnoun

    a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence

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  1. blockheadnoun

    A stupid person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blockheadnoun

    a stupid fellow; a dolt; a person deficient in understanding

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  1. Blockhead

    Blockhead is the name of a theoretical computer system invented as part of a thought experiment by philosopher Ned Block, which appeared in a paper entitled Psychologism and Behaviourism. In this paper, Block argues that the internal mechanism of a system is important in determining whether that system is intelligent, and also claims to show that a non-intelligent system could pass the Turing Test. Block asks us to imagine a conversation lasting any given amount of time. He states that, given the nature of language, there are a finite number of syntactically and grammatically correct sentences that can be used to start a conversation. From this follows the point that there is a limit to how many correct responses can be made to this first sentence, and then again to the second sentence, and so on until the conversation ends. Block then asks us to imagine a computer which had been programmed with all these sentences- in theory if not in practice. Although the number of sentences required for a 30 minute conversation is said to be greater than the number of particles in the universe, it is clear that such a machine could at least logically exist. From this, Block argues that such a machine could continue a conversation with a person on any topic, because the computer would be programmed with every sentence that it was possible to use. On this basis, the computer would be able to pass the Turing test despite the fact that it was not intelligent.

Rap Dictionary

  1. blockheadnoun

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    easy person "I got this bitch named blockhead, she gotta block head and afta every block party she give the whole block head" -- Trap Squad (Blockhead)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blockhead in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blockhead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of blockhead in a Sentence

  1. The Hitopadesa:

    Even a blockhead may respect inspire, So long as he is suitably attired; A fool may gain esteem among the wise, So long as he has sense to hold his tongue.

  2. Sir George Savile:

    The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.

  3. Samuel Johnson:

    No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.

  4. William Blake:

    He's a Blockhead who wants a proof of what he Can't Percieve And he's a Fool who tries to make such a Blockhead believe.

  5. The Talmud:

    Seven things characterise the wise man, and seven the blockhead. The wise man speaks not before those who are his superiors, either in age or wisdom. He interrupts not others in the midst of their discourse. He replies not hastily. His questions are relevant to the subject, his answers, to the purpose. In delivering his sentiments he taketh the first in order first, the last, last. What he understands not he says, ?I understand not.? He acknowledges his error, and is open to conviction. The reverse of all this characterises the blockhead.

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