brainstorming

noun brain·storm·ing \ ˈbrān-ˌstȯr-miŋ \
Updated on: 23 Nov 2017

Definition of brainstorming

: a group problem-solving technique that involves the spontaneous contribution of ideas from all members of the group; also : the mulling over of ideas by one or more individuals in an attempt to devise or find a solution to a problem — see also 2brainstorm

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1907


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