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
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The friends spread 10 illustrations out on a table and spent an afternoon brainstorming.
Aaron Kopp’s intimate camerawork captures the kids’ faces lighting up during their collaborative brainstorming sessions, in English and Siswati (Swazi), under the warm and vigorous guidance of Mhlophe.
For some groups, meeting with new people appeared to spark a policy brainstorming session.
Assemble an elite team of scientists for a year-long brainstorming session.
BEAGLE BRAINSTORMINGDe Boer quickly began riffling through YouTube videos to study different animal behaviors, but some of his research was more hands on.
For the follicular phase, when low sex hormones slowly rise, MyFLO recommended adventurous dates to increase my energy, lots of foreplay to up the excitement and conversations about my hopes and dreams to humor my tendency toward brainstorming.
Meetings in unexpected venues like bars or rooftop gardens are great for hosting brainstorming sessions or announcing new projects.
Technology executives at odds with the Trump administration see a bigger problem than attending a White House brainstorming session Monday—not attending.
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