Synonyms for brainwave
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- 1. brainwave, brain wave, cortical potential, bioelectricity
- usage: (neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph
- 2. insight, brainstorm, brainwave, understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy
- usage: the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation