aha moment

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aha moment

A moment or instance at which a sudden, revelatory idea, realization, or solution to a problem comes to mind. We'd been working on the problem at the lab for weeks, but the aha moment came to me when I was out gardening!
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The real a-ha moment was realizing we didn't necessarily need something new, we just needed to do what we do better.
It was like an a-ha moment where I thought, why wasn't I always doing it?
His sage advice proved an a-ha moment, and now he makes chocolate dice for the retail market as well as weddings and other events.
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Our a-ha moment was when Zachary finally went [and] got his plate," Godfrey says.
Despite the a-ha moment with the oak tree, Moyer wasn't entirely convinced.
The light bulb went off in my head," said Bradley, 46, a mechanical medical equipment tech at UCLA of his a-ha moment.
TRAVELLING atop a buffalo cart with a steady drizzle pattering on my head and a grumpy creature ambling along, unmindful of the occasional prods it got from its master's cane, with an entire village looking at us with ill-concealed amusement, I had my a-ha moment.
the a-ha moment A few months ago, I had the opportunity to speak at a CEO summit.