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brainwave Explained

brainwave at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C]
1 BrE a sudden clever idea: American Equivalent: brainstorm// --I've had a brainwave! Let's go this weekend instead.//
2 an electrical force that is produced by the brain and that can be measured:

brainwave at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 (AmE also brainstorm) a sudden good idea:
I've had a brainwave that might help.
2 an electrical signal in the brain

brainwave at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

brainwave
n 1: (neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between
parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an
electroencephalograph [syn: {brain wave}, {cortical
potential}]
2: the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex
situation [syn: {insight}, {brainstorm}]

brainwave at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* brain wave
Inter: wikipedi » a

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Any of many rhythmic fluctuations of electric potential between parts of the brain, especially those seen on an electroencephalogram
    1. A sudden idea, understanding, or inspiration; a brainstorm

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » any of many rhythmic fluctuations of electric potential between parts of the brain

  • German: Inter: t- » de|Gehirnwelle|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » sudden idea, understanding, or inspiration
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Gedankenblitz|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » brainwave
    Translation: my » brainwave
    Translation: oc » brainwave
    Translation: pl » brainwave
    Translation: ru » brainwave
    Translation: ta » brainwave
    Translation: vi » brainwave
    Translation: zh » brainwave