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Verb
/ˈbrānˌstôrm/,
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brainstorms, plural;
  1. Produce an idea or way of solving a problem by holding a spontaneous group discussion
    • - a brainstorming session
Noun
  1. A spontaneous group discussion to produce ideas and ways of solving problems

  2. A sudden clever idea

  3. A moment in which one is suddenly unable to think clearly or act sensibly


  1. try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it
  2. insight: the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
  3. (brainstorming) a group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions; "we had an intense brainstorming session today"
  4. Brainstorm, released in 1965, is a late film noir.
  5. Brainstorm is a 1983 science fiction film directed by Douglas Trumbull and starring Christopher Walken and Natalie Wood (in her last film appearance).
  6. Bicho de Sete Cabeças (English title: Brainstorm) is a 2001 Brazilian film about a middle class teenager, who lives a normal life until his father sends him to a mental institution after finding a marijuana cigarette in his backpack.
  7. Brainstorm is the second album by rapper, Young MC. The album was released in 1991 for Capitol Records. After the huge success of his debut album, Stone Cold Rhymin', Young MC signed a two album deal with Capitol Records. ...
  8. Brainstorm is a quiz-style board game.
  9. Brainstorm is a German power metal band, formed in 1989 by guitarists Torsten Ihlenfeld and Milan Loncaric, and drummer Dieter Bernert, The band features lead singer Andy B. Franck, who is also famous for his other band, Symphorce. ...
  10. A sudden thought, particularly one that solves a long-standing problem; brainstorming; An unexpected mental error; To investigate something, or solve a problem using brainstorming; To participate in a brainstorming session
  11. (Brainstorming) A technique teams use to generate ideas on a particular subject. Each person on the team is asked to think creatively and write down as many ideas as possible. The ideas are not discussed or reviewed until after the brainstorming session.
  12. (Brainstorming) [Technique}. A general data gathering and creativity technique that can be used to identify risks, ideas, or solutions to issues by using a group of team members or subject-matter experts.
  13. (Brainstorming) an idea generating process commonly used in new product development; the process encourages open communication and full participation by group members, while withholding any criticism. Evaluation takes place after all ideas have been expressed.
  14. (Brainstorming) collecting of ideas about a subject.
  15. (Brainstorming) A group method for collecting ideas and suggestions from the participants. This technique is used to problem solve and collect information by stimulating creative thinking through unrestrained and spontaneous participation in discussion.
  16. (brainstorming) a learning technique involving open group discussion intended to expand the range of available ideas, as to solve a problem, clarify a concept, etc. Cp. clustering, brainstorm.
  17. (Brainstorming) A group activity that stimulates creative and high level thinking.  The word itself was developed and named by Alex Osborn, an advertising executive.  Children are usually given a topic and asked to come up with as many ideas related to that topic as possible. ...
  18. (Brainstorming) group workout where ideas are generated to later be analyzed for effectiveness or applicability
  19. (Brainstorming) A technique for generating ideas in a group.
  20. (Brainstorming) a group problem solving technique in which the ground rules are 1) withhold judgment of ideas; 2) encourage wild ideas; 3) quantity counts; 4) piggyback on the ideas of others.
  21. (Brainstorming) Used to generate ideas; encourages a group of people to think creatively about a topic. Innovative, unique, or untried ideas as well as traditional ideas are equally considered. Pick any topic or aspect of a topic for exploration.
  22. (Brainstorming) A Problem Management technique used to quickly generate, clarify and evaluate a sizeable list of ideas, Problems, issues , themes, etc. by documenting 'what we know' as a team, tapping the creative thinking of the team and getting everyone involved. ...
  23. (Brainstorming) A form of ideas generation involving group-thinking. Members of a team or everyone involved in a particular project will get together and swap ideas about how the goals can be achieved. The best ideas can then be determined and worked upon by the team. ...
  24. (Brainstorming) A method for generating ideas, intended to inspire the free-flowing sharing of thoughts of an individual or a group of people, typically while withholding criticism in order to promote uninhibited thinking. See also metaphor brainstorming.
  25. (Brainstorming) A method to quickly generate ideas while postponing judgment. It spurs on creativity and provides good starting points for discussion.