a loss of trained professional personnel to another company, nation, etc., that offers greater opportunity.
(informal) the emigration of scientists, technologists, academics, etc, for better pay, equipment, or conditions
The departure of educated or talented persons for better pay or jobs elsewhere, as in The repression of free speech in Germany triggered a brain drain to Britain and America. The term originated about 1960, when many British scientists and intellectuals emigrated to the United States for a better working climate.
prolonged mental fatigue.
cerebrospinal meningitis. Historical Examples Glimpses of Indian Birds Douglas Dewar An Encore Margaret Deland Birds of the Indian Hills Douglas Dewar Follow My leader Talbot Baines Reed Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous Sarah K. Bolton Ten Tales Franois Coppe Glimpses of Indian Birds Douglas Dewar Catholic World, Vol. XI, April 1870-September 1870 Various […]
a technology for determining whether specific knowledge or information is stored in a person’s brain, by showing the person certain words or pictures and measuring brain-wave response: Brain fingerprinting proved that the suspect recognized the murder victim. noun a technique in which sensors worn on the head are used to measure the involuntary brain activity […]