brainwave definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous rhythmic changes of electric potential between parts of mental performance, specially those seen on an electroencephalogram
    • a-sudden concept, comprehension, or determination; a brainstorm
    • quick changes of current between areas of mental performance.
    • the obvious (and frequently unexpected) knowledge of a complex situation.
    • A so-called telepathic vibration said to be concerned in transference of a thought from head to some other by apart from physical method of communication.
    • (neurophysiology) fast variations of current between components of the cerebral cortex which are detectable with an electroencephalograph
    • the obvious (and often unexpected) knowledge of a complex scenario
    • (neurophysiology) quick changes of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph

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