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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?
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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A few minutes later, sobbing heavily, the elder woman lay in bed, across her forehead and eyes a wet-pack of towel for easement of the headache she and Saxon tacitly accepted as substitute for the brain-storm.
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I'm afraid unless Honda go into full production of the fire-breathing 240bhp Mugen-tuned beast, I suspect this is a brain-storm that will fade into the mists of time.
Folk elsewhere can, on occasions, brain-storm in nearly as impressive a fashion.
I thought my daughter had had a brain-storm at first and left the lights on and the patio door open."
Commerce Minister observed that this was second such meeting in series being organized by TDAP to provide a friendly platform for stake holders to brain-storm together and discuss ways & means for identifying & encouraging exports of new & value added products for Pakistan, as well as apply greater focus for increasing share in Asian markets.
Employees can no longer "brain-storm" in case it causes offence to colleagues with epilepsy.
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Summit attendees brain-stormed approaches to these challenges and came up with several action steps outlined in the summit report.
They identified organizational barriers and brain-stormed solutions to removing them.
We have brain-stormed on sticky medicolegal issues and then implemented strategies to accomplish set goals.