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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.
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informal a person who brainstorms
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