the act of obtaining information or ideas by questioning another person.
verb (transitive) to make more intellectually demanding or sophisticated: we need to brain up the curriculum
complete cessation of brain function as evidenced by absence of brain-wave activity on an electroencephalogram: sometimes used as a legal definition of death. adjective having suffered brain death (informal) not using or showing intelligence; stupid noun irreversible cessation of respiration due to irreparable brain damage, even though the heart may continue beating with the aid […]
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