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brainstorm

1. n. a good idea; an idea that enters one’s head suddenly. I had a sudden brainstorm and got out of bed to write it down.
2. in. to try to think up good ideas, especially as a group. Let’s brainstorm on this for a little while.
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Brainstormer is also experimenting with online quizzes.
We bring 'em out in brainstormers and apply the ideas to skin staplers or mechanisms, whatever.
PHOTO (Color) Saugus High School's Brainstormer quiz team took home the championship cup Wednesday after a six-year drought.
He said he would push fellow brainstormers to come up with a way of encouraging a more creative focus for all Australians.
So the advertising brainstormers at Wales Gas Board came up with this chef clutching a wooden spoon to give us the right idea.
He demonstrates the power of guided improvisation and the key characteristics of creative teams, from jazz ensembles to boardroom brainstormers.
The developers of the champion Brainstormers Tribots from Osnabruck (Germany) were already well recognized for their effective results using machine-learning techniques in the Simulation League.
ADHD can give children an advantage in that they are "polyactive"--that is, they are able to work on numerous tasks--and that they are often excellent brainstormers (Alcock & Ryan, 2000, p.
In this area of group research, the common finding is that groups do not perform better--they even do worse--than comparison groups of individual brainstormers.
For instance, when discussing pricing of their exhibit space at the annual meeting, the brainstormers at APHA said they thought the prices were fair.
Local networking, as well as national meetings such as Brainstormers, have taken the competitive edge out of the industry and created an excellent source for the exchange of ideas.
We will bring `em out in brainstormers and kind of apply the ideas to skin staplers or mechanisms, whatever.
If the brainstormers at Coca-Cola aren't already thinking about the potential of owning the Snapple franchise, they ought to be.
Brainstormers can sit around a table and "talk" at the same time, using their keyboards.
Brainstormers can enlist the help of other scientists who wish to use their free time under the 15% rule.