Brainstorm

Brainstorm is the mental process of developing and organizing ideas. It may refer to:

* The "Brainstorm defence" (1906) - used in the trial of Harry K. Thaw for the murder of Stanford White, based on a British use of brainstorm as a form of insanity.
* "Brainstorm" (1983 film), directed by Douglas Trumbull
* "Brainstorm" (1965 film), directed by William Conrad
* "Brainstorm" (2001 film), English title of the movie "Bicho de Sete Cabeças"
* Brainstorm (Latvian band)
* Brainstorm (German band)
* Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics, an American research firm using adult stem cell technology in search of a cure for Parkinson's and ALS.
* Brainstorm (disco band)
* Brainstorm, one of the pseudonyms used by the musician Moby
* Brainstorm Artists International, a record label
* Brainstorm (Young MC album), a 1991 album by rapper Young MC
* Brainstorm eStudio, a virtual studio system manufactured by Brainstorm Multimedia
* "Brainstorm", a song by Hawkwind from their 1972 album "Doremi Fasol Latido"
*"Brainstorm" (TV series), a BBC television comedy quiz
*Brainstorm (Division), A Division of Interplay
*Brainstorm (Rapper), A rapper with Brothers Grym
*Brainstorm (software), Software from Ubuntu used to power [http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/ ubuntu brainstorm]

Some have claimed that 'brainstorm' is politically incorrect and should be reserved for its use in connection with epilepsy. However, this claim has been shown to be an urban myth. [http://www.greencomms.com/index.jsp?i=100&s=1111]

Fictional characters

* Brainstorm (Transformers), an autobot headmaster in the Transformers fiction.
* Brainstorm, one of the aliens Ben Tennyson can turn into in the Cartoon Network series "".

ee also

* Brianstorm a 2007 single by the Arctic Monkeys; a play on the name Brian


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  • brainstorm — Ⅰ. brainstorm UK US /ˈbreɪnstɔːm/ verb [I or T] ► MEETINGS to meet in a group to suggest a lot of new ideas very quickly, with the intention of considering them more carefully later: »Engineers from all over the company met every couple of weeks… …   Financial and business terms

  • brainstorm — rain storm n. the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation; a sudden brilliant insight. Syn: insight, brainwave. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brainstorm — rain storm v. t. & i. to try to solve a problem by discussing it exhaustively in an intense group meeting encouraging uninhibited and spontaneous contributions from all members. Syn: practice brainstorming. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brainstorm — (n.) brilliant idea, mental excitement, fit of mental application, 1849, from BRAIN (Cf. brain) (n.) + figurative use of STORM (Cf. storm) (n.). As a verb, recorded from 1920s. Related: Brainstormed; brainstorming …   Etymology dictionary

  • Brainstorm —    Film de science fiction de Douglas Trumbull, d après Bruce Joel Rubin, avec Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1983   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 46    Résumé    Un chercheur se bat pour qu une… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • brainstorm — [v] problem solve analyze, conceive, conceptualize, conjure up, create, deliberate, dream up, invent, plan, ponder, put heads together*, rack brains*, share ideas, think; concepts 35,173,251 …   New thesaurus

  • brainstorm — ► NOUN 1) informal a moment in which one is suddenly unable to think clearly. 2) a spontaneous group discussion to produce ideas. ► VERB ▪ have a spontaneous discussion to produce ideas …   English terms dictionary

  • brainstorm — ☆ brainstorm [brān′stôrm΄ ] n. 1. Archaic a series of sudden, violent cerebral disturbances 2. Informal a sudden inspiration, idea, or plan vi. to engage in brainstorming …   English World dictionary

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