brainstorm

I. brain·storm [brainstorm brainstorms brainstormed brainstorming] BrE [ˈbreɪnstɔːm]
NAmE [ˈbreɪnstɔːrm]
noun singular
1. (BrE) a sudden inability to think clearly which causes unusual behaviour
She had a brainstorm in the exam and didn't answer a single question.
2. (NAmE) = brainwave
II. brain·storm [brainstorm brainstorms brainstormed brainstorming] BrE [ˈbreɪnstɔːm]
; NAmE [ˈbreɪnstɔːrm]
verb transitive, intransitive
~ (sth) Brainstorm as many ideas as possible.
Main entry: brainstormingderived

WordNet Dictionary:
I
noun
the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
Syn: insight, brainwave
II
verb
try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it

Webster's 1913 Dictionary:
n.1.the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation; a sudden brilliant insight.
v. t. & i.1.to try to solve a problem by discussing it exhaustively in an intense group meeting encouraging uninhibited and spontaneous contributions from all members.

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