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?
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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It was a feat of physical endurance and a brain storm combined to type a thousand words, and I was composing thousands of words every day which just had to be typed for the waiting editors.
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Ultimately, Brain Storms is about more than Parkinson's disease; it's about the people living with the disorder.
synapse to spark, sputter to flare until the brain storms under the