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1. A sudden clever plan or idea.
2. A sudden, violent disturbance of the mind.
v. brain·stormed, brain·storm·ing, brain·storms
To engage in or organize brainstorming.
1. To consider or investigate (an issue, for example) by brainstorming.
2. To think of or produce (a solution to a problem, for example) by brainstorming.

brain′storm′er n.
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informal a person who brainstorms
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In order for the technique to be properly performed, a system would need to be set up to allow the brainstormer to wake quickly after falling asleep.
Liam McAtasney was among the first trivia night vendors when he founded San Francisco-based Brainstormer in the mid 1990s.
You have to be a brainstormer and a problem-solver.
Spanish workers have complained of over-use of "Es lo que es" ("It is what it is"), while the French say they cannot stand Anglicisms such as "win-win", "next step" and "brainstormer".
Plus she is a good brainstormer with a good sense of humor." Murphy as selected as a Power Broker last year in this category.
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Seems as if SIS have come up with another brainstormer in introducing a new Aussie greyhound service as of tomorrow morning - and I do mean morning!