brainbox

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brainbox

(ˈbreɪnˌbɒks)
n
1. (Anatomy) the skull
2. a clever person
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Quiz Llandudno, the resort's first all-day general knowledge quizzing event, will be held on Saturday, September 30, and there will be a warm welcome to brainboxes of all ages and all levels of experience who'd like to test themselves against the best.
It's Not Rocket Science ITV 8pm ENTERTAINMENT Presenter Rachel Riley, comedian Romesh Ranganathan and actor Ben Miller - all brainboxes in their own right - host this fast-paced technology series, which brings science to life and showcases new gadgets.
The annual event, organised by Sheards Accountancy and held at Huddersfield RUFC's Lockwood Park venue, involved 23 teams of four battling to become Huddersfield's leading brainboxes.
LIVERPOOL firm Brainboxes has been flying the flag for hi-tech British exports by attending a major conference in Germany.
The presenter, one of the stars of the BBC's Olympics coverage, will front Britain's Brightest early next year which put 24 brainboxes to the test to find the ultimate egghead.
BRAINBOXES are urged to take part in a world-record attempt to help a local charity.
The brainboxes scooped eight 1s each in the same subjects.
BRAINBOXES from Betws yn Rhos were top of the class at Clwyd YFC's annual county quiz at Denbigh Rugby Club.
Perhaps I'll give the brainboxes in Dragons' Den a call.
The two-part documentary catches up with the gifted children first featured in 2005 to see how much they have changed, and how their parents are dealing with the challenge of bringing up brainboxes, especially those that feel they are being failed by state education.
The concept was really born during the Second World War when they were known as brainboxes, even though the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, founded in 1831 on the initiative of the Duke of Wellington, could claim to be the pioneer.
South Wales' undiscovered brainboxes are being sought by Mensa.