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brainwavenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbreɪn.weɪv/

brainwave noun [C] (IDEA)

UK informal (US brainstorm) a ​suddencleveridea: I couldn't ​see how I could get ​home from the ​station - then I had a brainwave.

brainwave noun [C] (PATTERN)

any of several ​patterns of ​electricalactivity in the ​brain
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