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1. An abbreviation for "artificial intelligence," the ability of a computer to perform functions thought to require intelligence or some form of decision making. AI will change the way just about everything works—in ways we haven't yet imagined. Behold, the fruits of our labor: the most advanced AI ever created! Scientists predict we won't see AI that sophisticated until the turn of the century.
2. An abbreviation for "as if," an interjection indicating complete dismissal of what has been said or suggested, implying that it is not the case or would never happen. AI! There's no way I'm staying home on a Saturday night! Wait, Tim seriously thinks he's going to the prom with me? AI! I'd rather go by myself. Please, like Alice would ever take the trash out—AI!
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as if!used to express the speaker's belief that something is very doubtful or unlikely. informal
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As if!and AI
exclam. an expression said when someone says something that is not true but wishes that it were. (Also, and perhaps usually, sarcastic.) A: I’ve got a whole lot of good qualities. B: AI! My hair should look like a pile of wet thatch? As if!
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