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Definition of "brainstorming" []

  • A method of shared problem solving in which all members of a group spontaneously contribute ideas. (noun)
  • A similar process undertaken by a person to solve a problem by rapidly generating a variety of possible solutions. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "brainstorming" in a sentence
  • "A spokeswoman said: 'The DETI does not use the term brainstorming on its training courses on the grounds that it may be deemed pejorative.'"
  • "Please sit with your small learning team cluster group and begin brainstorming wows and wonders you have had so far this year about differentiation."
  • "So, if anyone's interested in brainstorming the idea further please leave a comment below."
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