a group of experts from various fields who serve as unofficial consultants on matters of policy and strategy.
to serve as a brain trust or a brain truster for:
They have brain-trusted many major corporations.
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A group of experts who serve as unofficial but vital advisers. For example, Each town manager seemed to have his or her own brain trust, which of course changed with every election. This term, closely associated with President Franklin Roosevelt’s advisers on domestic and foreign policy in the early 1930s, was first recorded in 1910.
brash. Scot. and North England Dialect, showery. Historical Examples The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various Mushroom Culture W. Robinson Seven Legs Across the Seas Samuel Murray adjective brashier, brashiest loosely fragmented; rubbishy (of timber) brittle
an ore of manganese, 3Mn 2 O 3 ⋅MnSiO 3 . Historical Examples Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883 Various A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure noun a brown or black mineral that consists of manganese oxide and silicate and is a source of manganese. Formula: 3Mn2O3.MnSiO3
possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance. making a fine appearance. Archaic. excellent; fine; admirable. a brave person. a warrior, especially among North American Indian tribes. Obsolete. a bully. a boast or challenge. to meet or face courageously: to brave misfortunes. to defy; challenge; dare. Obsolete. to make splendid. Obsolete. to boast; brag. Contemporary Examples […]
fine or fine-looking; excellent. finely dressed; dressed in a splendid or gaudy fashion. Historical Examples The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley Ben Comee M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan The Lost Lady of Lone E.D.E.N. Southworth The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop The Record of Nicholas Freydon A. J. (Alec John) Dawson Lover or Friend Rosa Nouchette […]