brainteaser


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brain·teas·er

 (brān′tē′zər)
n.
A mentally challenging problem or puzzle.
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brain•teas•er

(ˈbreɪnˌti zər)

n.
a puzzle or problem whose solution requires great ingenuity.
[1920–25]
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8 OUT OF 10 CATS DOES COUNTDOWN C4 9pm NEW SERIES The clock starts ticking for this comedy version of the popular daytime brainteaser. Jimmy Carr hosts, and team captains Sean Locke and Jon Richardson (all above) return, as regulars Bill Bailey and Paul Foot try and get the best word from the letters they're given.
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Tokyo, July 31, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Brainteaser interview questions offer no real insight into a job applicant and instead make the interviewer feel superior.
"We have shifted away from these types of questions because candidates hate them, answers leak easily and, most importantly, research on the connection between being able to correctly 'solve' a brainteaser and future job performance and/or IQ is questionable and inconsistent," Wandres said.
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THE VERDICT Charlie Kaufman's playfullyindulgent brainteaser is intriguing and annoying in equal measure.
And since the brainteaser was too huge to be penned by hand, solutions are lighted in fluorescent letters at night, reports the Telegraph.
Additionally, RTL said it was hit by higher-than-expected content costs growth and a more cautious outlook for call TV revenues after being fined pounds 300,000 by watchdog Ofcom for faking winners on its Brainteaser quiz show.
BRAINTEASER PHYSICS: CHALLENGING PHYSICS PUZZLERS provides a fun, casual approach to learning the science of physics, through a series of fun question-and-answer 'puzzlers' posing both classic and new problems and answers.