brainstorms, brainstorming, brainstormed1) N-COUNT If you have a brainstorm, you suddenly become unable to think clearly. [BRIT]
I can have a brainstorm and be very extravagant.2) N-COUNT If you have a brainstorm, you suddenly have a clever idea. [AM]
`Look,' she said, getting a brainstorm, `Why don't you invite them here?'Syn:BRIT, usually use brainwave)3) VERB If a group of people brainstorm, they have a meeting in which they all put forward as many ideas and suggestions as they can think of.
The women meet twice a month to brainstorm and set business goals for each other...
[V n] We can brainstorm a list of the most influential individuals in the company.Derived words:brainstorming N-UNCOUNT
Le Shuttle was chosen after hundreds of other ideas had been tried and discarded during two years of brainstorming.
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