brainstorming brainstorming  /b ˈreɪn ˌstɔr mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions

Usage(s):

  1. The group was brainstorming on ways to convince Americans that saving Africa from financial ruin is in America's best interest.
  2. He helped write them too, in daily brainstorming sessions that came to be known as the Bill Al Show.
  3. They are, as it were, brainstorming Jesus' death.

News

  1. Campers learn through doing

    A small group of third-graders spent their Wednesday morning brainstorming ways to get rid of trash in Honduras.Another group tried to figure out how to fix overpopulation issues in Singapore.CNJ staf...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Clovis News Journal

  2. WVU baseball: Stadium plans begin for Mountaineers

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Nearly two months have passed since the state legislature voted for the Tax Increment Financing bill that will help finance West Virginia Universitys new baseball stadium. The clouds from all the brainstorming since then will open ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail

  3. Spinnakr brings data science spin to tracking web traffic

    A startup called Spinnakr is launching to simplify the process of monitoring traffic, brainstorming actions to take and tweaking websites to give visitors what they're looking for.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: GigaOM

Quotes

  1. ...the start of Sunday's regularly scheduled Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told ministers that his talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have been "mostly brainstorming and an attempt to understand the other's...
    on Feb 26, 2006 By: Ehud Olmert Source: Palestine Media Center

  2. The automaker and Tohoku University "are done with brainstorming and ready to start making some of the technologies," Kawashima said, adding a rudimentary system could be applied to cars in five years.
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Ryuta Kawashima Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "What is 'ruling with the law?' It's going through law books and brainstorming for ways to nail you," said Lee, who clutched a miniature version of the seized "Goddess of Democracy" statue as he spoke.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Lee Cheuk Yan Source: The Canadian Press

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