Associations to the word «Brain»

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BRAIN, noun. The control center of the central nervous system of an animal located in the skull which is responsible for perception, cognition, attention, memory, emotion, and action.
BRAIN, noun. (informal) An intelligent person.
BRAIN, noun. (UK) (plurale tantum) A person who provides the intelligence required for something.
BRAIN, noun. (in the plural) Intellect.
BRAIN, noun. By analogy with a human brain, the part of a machine or computer that performs calculations.
BRAIN, noun. (slang) (vulgar) oral sex
BRAIN, verb. (transitive) To dash out the brains of; to kill by smashing the skull.
BRAIN, verb. (transitive) (slang) To strike (someone) on the head.
BRAIN, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To destroy; to put an end to.
BRAIN, verb. (transitive) To conceive in the mind; to understand.
BRAIN BLEACH, noun. (colloquial) (humorous) a fictitious substance that is used to "clean" disturbing images from the mind
BRAIN BUCKET, noun. (idiomatic) (sometimes jocular) A protective helmet, as worn, for example, by a motorcyclist, bicyclist, or soldier in combat.
BRAIN BUCKET, noun. (dated) The skull.
BRAIN BUCKETS, noun. Plural of brain bucket
BRAIN CANCER, noun. Any of various type of cancers associated with brain tumors
BRAIN CANCERS, noun. Plural of brain cancer
BRAIN CANDY, noun. (idiomatic) A narrative, commentary, etc. which amuses and holds one's attention, but which lacks intellectual depth or importance.
BRAIN CELL, noun. (cytology) A cell in the brain, such as a neuron or a glial cell.
BRAIN CELLS, noun. Plural of brain cell
BRAIN CLOUD, noun. (informal) The temporary inability to think properly, or to remember something
BRAIN CORAL, noun. Any of several species of coral in the shape of a brain.
BRAIN CORALS, noun. Plural of brain coral
BRAIN CRAMP, noun. (idiomatic) A temporary mental lapse, such as an inability to remember something, to focus one's attention, to understand something, or to perform some other mental task of which one would ordinarily be capable.
BRAIN DAMAGE, noun. Injuries to the nervous system
BRAIN DAMAGE, noun. Stupidity
BRAIN DAMAGES, noun. Plural of brain damage
BRAIN DEAD, adjective. Alternative spelling of brain-dead
BRAIN DEATH, noun. (medicine) An irreversible loss of brain function and cessation of brain activity.
BRAIN DRAIN, noun. The migration of educated or talented people from less economically advanced areas to more economically advanced areas, especially to large cities or richer countries.
BRAIN DRAINS, noun. Plural of brain drain
BRAIN DUMP, noun. (slang) The transfer of a large quantity of information or knowledge from one person to another, as for example when one skilled employee is to replace another.
BRAIN DUMPS, noun. Plural of brain dump
BRAIN FAG, noun. A condition to which male high school and college students are prone consisting of difficulty in concentrating, mild forgetfulness, and difficulty in maintaining a train of thought, arising from "too much thinking". Physical symptoms can manifest as well.
BRAIN FAG, noun. Cerebropathy
BRAIN FARM, noun. Any mass educational system of improving or providing conditions to increase the intellectual quality and yield of a population of (human) brains, e.g. a university or school.
BRAIN FARMS, noun. Plural of brain farm
BRAIN FART, noun. (idiomatic) (slang) Something ill-considered and said or done impulsively.
BRAIN FARTS, noun. Plural of brain fart
BRAIN FEVER, noun. (pathology) (dated) encephalitis or meningitis
BRAIN FLUID, noun. (colloquial) cerebrospinal fluid
BRAIN FREEZE, noun. (informal) A pain in the head from eating or drinking something cold.
BRAIN FREEZE, noun. (psychology) Failure to remember something, with the sense that recall is imminent.
BRAIN FREEZES, noun. Plural of brain freeze
BRAIN GAIN, noun. An increase in the number of skilled workers in a country as a result of immigration
BRAIN MUSHROOM, noun. A fungus common in Europe and North America and one of several species of fungi known as false morels, Gyromitra esculenta.
BRAIN SAND, noun. Corpora arenacea
BRAIN STEM, noun. (neuroanatomy) The part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum.
BRAIN STEMS, noun. Plural of brain stem
BRAIN SURGEON, noun. Someone who does brain surgery.
BRAIN SURGEON, noun. (idiomatic) Someone very intelligent.
BRAIN SURGEONS, noun. Plural of brain surgeon
BRAIN SURGERY, noun. Surgery on any part of the nervous system, especially the brain; neurosurgery.
BRAIN SURGERY, noun. (uncountable) (idiomatic) Something that is overly complex, detailed or confusing.
BRAIN TRUST, noun. (chiefly US) Originally, a group of experts who advise a government, often informally.
BRAIN TRUST, noun. More recently, any group of experts assembled to give advice.
BRAIN TRUSTS, noun. Plural of brain trust
BRAIN TUMOR, noun. An intracranial growth of abnormal and uncontrolled cell division.
BRAIN TUMORS, noun. Plural of brain tumor
BRAIN WAVE, noun. Alternative form of brainwave
BRAIN WORKER, noun. Teacher; educator

Dictionary definition

BRAIN, noun. That part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord.
BRAIN, noun. Mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense".
BRAIN, noun. That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head".
BRAIN, noun. Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein".
BRAIN, noun. The brain of certain animals used as meat.
BRAIN, verb. Hit on the head.
BRAIN, verb. Kill by smashing someone's skull.

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