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brain-teaser

A puzzle or riddle that is challenging to solve. Boy, that's a real brain-teaser—anyone got any ideas for what it could mean?

brain-teaser

verb
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And since the brainteaser was too huge to be penned by hand, solutions are lighted in fluorescent letters at night, reports the Telegraph.
Woolworths predicts the humble Rubik's Cube - the brainteaser puzzle first sold in 1980 - will top the best-seller list this Christmas.
The Brainteaser con came to light in March when Five began a review of its premium rate telephone services.
BACK IN THE 1960s and 1970s, the brainteaser was a popular interviewing style.
As a general rule, the brainteaser is used in the later stages of interviewing, after it has been decided that a candidate's cultural fit, skill set and demeanor are what the company is seeking.
I refer to the Brainteaser competitions which are both taxing and great fun.
The brainteaser to end all puzzles, and an icon of the 1980s, the Rubik's Cube was actually an invention of the previous decade.
By now, many people had clearly either peeled off the stickers or pulled it apart with pliers, the classic cheat's methods of solving the brainteaser.
The brainteasers will be posed by BBC Midlands Today presenter Nick Owen.
We've tried our best to bring you all the brainteasers you need to test that grey matter.
Find out by trying to solve the brainteasers on this Web site in both positions: www.eduplace.com/math/brain/
The brainteasers set included finding ways to transport paperclips by air, using balloons, and constructing towers from straws and paper.
But the brainteasers caused the Flude family to have a brainstorm!
Carol joked that he had been a 'bit trigger happy' when it came to operating the stop clock before the brainteasers.
And rather than popping up in the studio, the stars will be at home or in a relevant place, delivering the brainteasers via a screen.