from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A method of problem solving in which members of a group contribute ideas spontaneously.
  • v. Present participle of brainstorm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions


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