eureka moment


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eureka moment

n
a moment at which a person realizes or solves something
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If you're going to do it, brace yourselves for some bizarre deaths, lots of head scratching, the occasional Eureka moment and some enviable weather.
As this anecdote suggests, the eureka moment is not "a dangerous lie.
He said it was a Eureka moment and told the owner of the house she needed to sit down - before he broke the news.
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James, who lives with wife of 50 years Helen in Paisley, said: "The actual sort of eureka moment took place when I was messing around and suddenly realised that I could do it and it would probably solve the problem.
It took a while for Chanan Tigay's eureka moment to sink in.
Ashley Bryant's Eureka moment came nearly a decade after necessity had forced a hobby to become a business, albeit one that had the rug pulled from under it.
Armstrong describes the power of emotion and how to use it in a way that promotes positive shifts in both mind and brain--the eureka moment that liberates a client to change.
The eureka moment for the Tranent-based business was when Proverbs decided to make some homemade cheese and discovered that rather than being a lengthy process taking weeks and involving ageing smelly cheese under the stairs, she was surprised to find she could make her own delicious cheese in less than an hour.
There is a Dickensian jollity about the images--for example the Eureka moment when Otis, dressed in a night shirt and cap, leaps from his bed with the idea that people as well as things can be lifted by an elevator.
I thought that there had to be a better way and that was my Eureka moment.