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brain·storm·ing

 (brān′stôr′mĭng)
n.
1. A method of shared problem solving in which all members of a group spontaneously contribute ideas.
2. A similar process undertaken by a person to solve a problem by rapidly generating a variety of possible solutions.

brainstorming

(ˈbreɪnˌstɔːmɪŋ)
n
intensive discussion to solve problems or generate ideas

brain•storm•ing

(ˈbreɪnˌstɔr mɪŋ)

n.
a group technique for solving problems, generating ideas, stimulating creative thinking, etc., by unrestrained spontaneous participation in discussion.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brainstorming - a group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutionsbrainstorming - a group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions; "we had an intense brainstorming session today"
group action - action taken by a group of people
Translations
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