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Noun: brainwave  'breyn,weyv
  1. (neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph
    - brain wave, cortical potential
  2. The clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
    - insight, brainstorm

Derived forms: brainwaves, brain waves

Type of: apprehension, bioelectricity, discernment, savvy, understanding

Encyclopedia: Brainwave