thinking cap


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thinking cap

n.
A state in which one thinks, especially carefully: put on one's thinking cap.

think′ing cap`


n.
a state of mind marked by concentration: We'll need our thinking caps to solve this one.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.thinking cap - a state in which one thinksthinking cap - a state in which one thinks    
frame of mind, state of mind - a temporary psychological state
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