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brain drain (informal) the loss of professional or intellectual persons from one country or company to another that offers better pay, opportunities, or advantages.
brainless without intelligence; stupid.
brainpan the part of the skull that holds the brain; cranium; braincase.
brainpower mental or intellectual ability, or the people that have it.
brainstorm a sudden inspiration or bright idea. [5 definitions]
brainstorming a spontaneous and unrestrained discussion by a group of people for the purpose of generating new ideas or solving problems.
brain trust a group of experts who advise a government's, company's, or other organization's administrators on policy matters.
brainwash to alter a person's ideas or beliefs by forceful means such as physical torture or psychological stress. [4 definitions]
brain wave (usu. pl.) rhythmic electric impulses occurring within the brain. [2 definitions]
brainy (informal) of superior intelligence; clever.
braise to cook slowly in a small amount of liquid in a covered pot, esp. after sauteeing in fat.
brake1 a device for slowing or stopping the motion of a vehicle, wheel, or the like, esp. by friction. [5 definitions]
brake2 an area densely overgrown with shrubs, brambles, or the like; thicket.
brake3 any of various large coarse ferns, esp. bracken.
brake band a lined, flexible, usu. steel band around a brake drum, which, when tightened, creates the friction of a braking action.
brakeman a member of a railroad crew whose duties include inspecting the train and assisting the conductor.
brake pedal a device in a vehicle that you push with your foot in order to slow or stop the vehicle.
brake shoe a curved plate of lined metal that creates friction when pressed against a wheel or brake drum, creating a braking action.
braless combined form of bra.
bramble any of various prickly shrubs or bushes, such as the blackberry or raspberry.
bran the husk of wheat and other cereal grains, left after the grain is ground and the flour or meal is sifted out.