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whiz kid

n. a young whiz. The boss’s new whiz kid doesn’t seem to be doing the job very well.
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Whiz kid Glasgow Warriors' Niko Matawalu at the Melrose 7s
A computer whiz kid, Landreth uses his position at Alias/Wavefront to test that company's latest software through the creation of art films like the end and Bingo.
At the wheel of a power boat, left, on the Tonegawa River, east of Tokyo, she's a whiz kid.
Whiz Kid PC Learning System -- Every family has a computer whiz, so this year VTech introduces the Whiz Kid to their award winning line-up.
The first, the author states, is that "the young will lead," adding that Pascal was "perhaps the first teenage whiz kid in computer history.
Vale's pounds 2million rated whiz kid took on City's entire defence in a 25- yard run before slotting the ball under keeper Keith Welch.
Kids select from a variety of learning activity pages and play on-the-go or connect Whiz Kid to their PC and watch the activity pages come to life.
and Saro Oknaian, the 14-year-old whiz kid from Manoogian-Demirdjian School in Canoga Park, is in full gear, preparing for the national spelling bee championships in Washington, D.
A lighthearted solo by 10-year-old whiz kid and Glover protege Cartier Williams led to a tongue-in-cheek game of one-upmanship with Glover.
Officials denied that the members of the "Moron Corps" were dying in higher numbers, but the irrefutable statistics embraced by mathematical whiz kid McNamara tell another story.
Neal awards, one for best single article ("How a Bookmaker and a Whiz Kid Took on an Extortionist - And Won," May 2005) and the other for best single issue (May 2005).
VTech will award three classrooms nationwide with Whiz Kid Learning Centers that will include several of VTech's new Whiz Kid Learning Systems, a multidimensional learning product for children ages 3 to 6.
The strength of Kalman's book is the depth in which she traces Fortas's odyssey from New Deal whiz kid to fallen Supreme Court justice, expertly revealing his different roles and personae.
VTech's new Whiz Kid Learning System(TM) lets kids ages 3 to 6 enjoy interactive reading and learning activities wherever they go through its portable "Whiz Pad" and touch-sensitive stylus.