no-brainer no-brainer

Definition(s):

  • (n) anything that requires little thought

Usage(s):

  1. Use of these helmets may seem like a no-brainer.
  2. Financially, organic recycling is a no-brainer.
  3. It's so spot-on in its timing and sentiment that it is, well, a no-brainer.

News

  1. Why the MacBook Air didn't get a Retina display

    A MacBook Air with a Retina display seems like a no-brainer. Not so, says a display analyst. Originally posted at News - Apple
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. McConnells award scholarships at school in Illinois

    For Virginia, Ill., math teacher Fred McConnell, wife Pat and three grown children, giving back was a no-brainer. Fred was a high school valedictorian. His three children were valedictorians and Natio
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sidney Herald

  3. PLYMOUTH PLANNING BOARD: Dry cask storage appeal moves forward

    To Planning Board member Tim Grandy it’s a no-brainer. Entergy should be required to obtain a special permit from the town for the construction of multiple concrete spent fuel storage units – referred to as either dry cask storage or an Intermittent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) – for two reasons.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Halifax-Plympton Reporter

Quotes

  1. "Making Title IX as strong as possible is a no-brainer," Biden said. "What we're doing here today will better ensure equal opportunity in athletics."
    on Apr 20, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: USA Today

  2. "I had to make a choice between managing and my family," Bell said, "and to me that's a no-brainer."
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Buddy Bell Source: CNN International

  3. "This is probably my best opportunity at winning a ring," Garnett said. "It was a no-brainer."
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Kevin Garnett Source: SI.com

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