from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the brain or cerebrum.
- adj. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: "His approach is cerebral, analytical, cautious” ( Helen Dewar).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or relating to the brain or cerebral cortex of the brain.
- adj. Intellectual rather than emotional.
- adj. Retroflex.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the cerebrum.
- n. One of a class of lingual consonants in the East Indian languages. See lingual, n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the brain of a vertebrate animal, whether to the whole brain or to the brain proper or cerebrum.
- Pertaining to the anterior or preoral ganglia of the nervous system in invertebrate animals, regarded as the analogue or homologue of the vertebrate brain.
- These ganglia are commonly connected with the rest of the nervous system by an esophageal ring, or commissural fibers encircling the anterior part of the alimentary canal. See esophageal ring, under esophageal.
- n. A cerebral sound or letter. See I.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
- adj. of or relating to the cerebrum or brain
From French cérébral, from Latin cerebrum. (Wiktionary)