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brain-teaser

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informal a difficult problem
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Noun1.brain-teaser - a difficult problembrain-teaser - a difficult problem      
problem - a question raised for consideration or solution; "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
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Hold a music night -- Learning to play a musical instrument helps people of all ages build memory and spatial awareness; Include theatre, museums and galleries in your summer plans to engage the creative side of your brain; Relax with puzzles, brain-teasers, chess, card games or a good book to de-stress while keeping your brain active; Get outside and play -- Physical activity is important at every age, but for older adults in particular, it can reduce risks associated with dementia.
In the first part of the event, they learnt about code writing, had to generate animated figures and solve brain-teasers.
His brain-teasers tonight are on the theme of crime.
Test your little grey cells over the summer with these brain-teasers.
Full of genuinely funny moments and ludicrous brain-teasers, they have surpassed many expectations.
Some of the mind games include: name certain defined words beginning with the letter A, identify six sounds recorded in a gym, mentally fold/cut/unfold a piece of paper, and many more brain-teasers grounded in language, geography, math, and logic.
BRAIN-TEASERS will be set at a Nuneaton hotel this weekend to help raise funds for the town's Mary Ann Evans Hospice.
Insurmountable Simplicities: Thirty-Nine Philosophical Conundrums presents a veritable smorgasbord of philosophical brain-teasers to be pondered at length by novice and veteran thinkers alike.
Don't you just love those hardy annual brain-teasers that crop up over a pint down at the local?
uk/ drama/spooks and play a series of brain-teasers, starting this week by defusing a timebomb.
Oknaian, the Daily News' entry, correctly spelled ``catenary'' (the curve taken up by a chain or flexible cable hanging freely) in the first round before taking on 25 brain-teasers in a second-round written test.
Every issue of Ultimate Real Robots features robot stars from the world of cinema, television and science fiction; updates on all the latest robot news; projects for readers to get involved with; and brain-teasers.