brainstorm

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brainstorm

1. verb To actively work to come up with ideas for something, often in an unstructured way. Come on in, we're just brainstorming ideas for the next issue.
2. noun A good, useful, or valuable idea, especially one that comes suddenly or unexpectedly. OK, I just had a brainstorm—what if we painted the bathroom blue and the hallway yellow? Wouldn't that look better?

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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At the start of the 2003-2004 academic year, the officers of the authors' local ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) student chapter "brain stormed" for ideas as to how they could expand the visibility of their organization on campus and in the surrounding community.
A person who would not care who he hurts on the way up, who is entirely focused on moving up the ladder one rung at a time," explains Mercer They brain stormed about setting this overly ambitious character in a number of situations--Parliament Hill, an advertising agency, even a MuchMusic-type setting was considered.
Through a series of workshops, discussion forums, and outdoor team-building exercises, the leadership team members, regional leaders, and counselors brain stormed, debated, and created new plans for their regional offices and new roles for themselves.