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brains, plural;
  1. Hit (someone) hard on the head with an object
    • - she brained me with a rolling pin
  1. An organ of soft nervous tissue contained in the skull of vertebrates, functioning as the coordinating center of sensation and intellectual and nervous activity

  2. The substance of such an organ, typically that of an animal, used as food

  3. An electronic device with functions comparable to those of the human brain

  4. Intellectual capacity
    • - I didn't have enough brains for the sciences
    • - success requires brain as well as brawn
  5. A clever person who supplies the ideas and plans for a group of people
    • - Tom was the brains of the outfit
  6. A person's mind
    • - a tiny alarm bell began to ring in her brain
  7. An exceptionally intelligent person
    • - he was known more as a snappy dresser than a brain

  1. that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
  2. hit on the head
  3. kill by smashing someone's skull
  4. mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
  5. mind: 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"
  6. genius: someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein"
  7. The brain is the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate, and most invertebrate, animals.Shepherd, Neurobiology Some primitive animals such as jellyfish and starfish have a decentralized nervous system without a brain, while sponges lack any nervous system at all. ...
  8. The brainfuck programming language is an esoteric programming language noted for its extreme minimalism. It is a Turing tarpit, designed to challenge and amuse programmers, and is not suitable for practical use. Its name has been variously bowdlerized. ...
  9. The Brain is a fictional character, a supervillain in the and frequent enemy of the Doom Patrol. He is a French mastermind and criminal genius. He is well known because every time he is defeated his robotic body is beheaded only to be fixed mysteriously the next time he appears.
  10. ©Brain (the industry standard name being Brain) is, in its first incarnation written in January 1986, considered to be the first computer virus for MS-DOS. It infects the boot sector of storage media formatted with the DOS File Allocation Table (FAT) file system. ...
  11. Brain is a split EP with the bands Klinik and Paracont.
  12. The brain, like most other internal organs, or offal, can serve as nourishment. Brains used for nourishment include those of pigs, squirrels, horses, cattle, monkeys, chickens and goats. In many cultures, different types of brain are considered a delicacy.
  13. 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; An intelligent person; A person who provides the intelligence required for something; Intellect; By analogy with a human ...
  14. (brainy) Very intellectually capable
  15. (Braining) A technique used on rodents (prekilled rodents) to get pickey eaters to eat. Braining involves making an opening to the brain, releasing a stronger scent than normal.
  16. (Braining) the act of exposing a mouse’s brain. Helps to stimulate a snakes appetite.
  17. (Brains) oral sex or the act of performing oral sex (on a male).
  18. (BRAINS) Biochemical Research and Information Study; Brain Research, Analysis of Images, Networks, and Systems
  19. (Brains) Gourmets say that sheep's brains are best, followed by calves, then pigs. Often boiled with salted water and a dash of vinegar, then reheated with butter and capers or deep fried in egg and bread crumb batter.
  20. Slang for "cyclo-computer," a small handlebar-mounted device that measures current, average, maximum and top speed. Plus, trip distance, total distance and often other things (depending on the model) such as cadence, temperature, elevation, even heart rate.
  21. n. a biking computer, usually featuring an odometer, speedometer, clock, and other "important" display modes.
  22. That part of the central nervous system inside our heads. Our brain is the seat of all our perceptions, thoughts, feelings and voluntary movements.
  23. A focal point in substance for the incarnating consciousness of the Soul. The brain is a precipitation of mental, astral and etheric substances.
  24. the organ that controls all of our bodily processes, including basic functions such as breathing and digestion, automatic processes such as reflexes, and conscious processes such as thinking, language, memory, movements and coordination
  25. To see your own brain in a dream, denotes uncongenial surroundings will irritate and dwarf you into an unpleasant companion. To see the brains of animals, foretells that you will suffer mental trouble. If you eat them, you will gain knowledge, and profit unexpectedly.