puzzled, past participle; puzzles, 3rd person singular present; puzzling, present participle; puzzled, past tense;
Cause (someone) to feel confused because they cannot understand or make sense of something
one remark he made puzzled me
Think hard about something difficult to understand or explain
she was still puzzling over this problem when she reached the office
Solve or understand something by thinking hard
A game, toy, or problem designed to test ingenuity or knowledge
A person or thing that is difficult to understand or explain; an enigma
the meaning of the poem has always been a puzzle
a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution; "he loved to solve chessmate puzzles"; "that's a real puzzler"
perplex: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
a game that tests your ingenuity
be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide; "We puzzled over her sudden departure"
(puzzlement) bewilderment: confusion resulting from failure to understand
A puzzle is a problem or enigma that tests the ingenuity of the solver. In a basic puzzle, one is intended to put together pieces in a logical way in order to come up with the desired solution. ...
Puzzle is the fourth studio album by Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro, released 4 June 2007 - the album was later released in America in August. It is the band's first album since leaving Beggars Banquet (though the sleeve artwork still features the Beggars Banquet logo).
Puzzle is the debut album of the alternative rock group dada, released in 1992, on I.R.S. Records. The album featured the hit single "Dizz Knee Land" and sold more than half a million copies.
Puzzle is the sixth album by Gianna Nannini and was released in 1984.
Puzzle is a fictional character in The Last Battle, the seventh and final book of C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia. A donkey, Puzzle is introduced as the friend of Shift the ape, who abuses Puzzle's trust for his own gain. ...
American Video Entertainment was a San Jose, California–based software development company that developed unlicensed video games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. ...
Anything that is difficult to understand or make sense of; A game for one person that is more or less difficult to work out or complete; A crossword puzzle; A jigsaw puzzle; A riddle; To perplex (someone)
(Puzzles) (Low in Popularity & High in Profitability) are difficult to sell, sometimes even if their selling price is reduced. It may be worth considering altering these dishes, whether by taste, presentation or name, with a view to enhancing their popularity. If unsuccessful, treat as a dog.
(Puzzles) Divided in rounds and stages, the goal is to clear the block setup in a limited amount of moves (usually 1 to 5).
(Puzzles) If there is a puzzle, gears will appear when you scroll over it.
(Puzzles) Scattered throughout the encyclopedia are puzzle pieces that have been lost from the Professor's gallery. It is up to the user to find the pieces and put them together to complete the photographs of baseball great Ty Cobb and 1936 Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens. ...
(Puzzles) These are fun to play with and teach children about shapes, colours and spatial concepts.They are good for hand coordination as well as memory and concentration.
(Puzzles) based on the process of inquiry and discovery to complete, may be solved faster by those with good deduction skills.
(Puzzles) such as crossword puzzles, Sudoku, Rubik’s Cube, or logic puzzles. Are these games? It depends on the definition. Salen & Zimmerman say they are a subset of games where there is a set of correct answers. Costikyan says they are not games, although they may be contained within a game.
(puzzles) A special kind of challenge message used by some DDoS defense mechanisms. The defense mechanism will allow a certain client's traffic through to a potential target only after the client has solved the puzzle, which generally takes a significant amount of time. ...
A special type of game in which there is a single correct answer or set of correct answers.
Use by Russel Ackoff ("Redesigning the Future", 1974) to denote a well defined issue where the parameters and the mutual relationships between parameters are known, and where there is a single, unambiguous solution.
A two-dimensional object that is displayed at band camp that takes three days to make, and thirty seconds to forget.
Any incomplete Sudoku grid which follows the One rule. There may be one or more solutions.
A puzzle is a problem or enigma that challenges ingenuity. Puzzles are often contrived as a form of entertainment, but they can also stem from serious mathematical or logistical problems — in such cases, their successful resolution can be a significant contribution to mathematical research. ...