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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In April, top Army Commanders had brain-stormed over the prevailing security scenario as well as external threats facing the country and decided to enhance combat effectiveness.
I brain-stormed over various names and I just thought Doggy Defender summed up the product neatly."
"We've brain-stormed among ourselves on the possible destinations and landmarks within Dubai that we ought to portray to the cyclists and a larger television audience from across the world during the course of the tour," Hareb said.
"We all sat down and brain-stormed, lots of little details.
Inspired by the functionality of sit-on-top kayaks and stability of stand-up paddleboards, Diablo Paddlesports brain-stormed with Tim Nemier (original founder of Ocean Kayak) to introduce the 10-foot, 6-inch Chupacabra.
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.