Complete Definition of "brain"

wikipedia|Brain (disambiguation)
English

Etymology
ME., derived from OE. braegen and bregen.

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-brain.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
Image:Human brain NIH.jpg|thumb|right|Human Brain, Noun-definition 1
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  1. That part of the central nervous system of an animal located in the skull which is responsible for perception, cognition, attention, memory, emotion, and action.
  2. An intelligent person.

#: He was a total brain.

  1. context|English pluralia tantum A person who provides the intelligence required for something.

#: The brains behind the scheme

  1. (in plural brains) Intellect.

#: He has a lot of brains.

  1. By analogy with a human brain, the part of a machine or computer that performs calculations.

#: The computer's brain is capable of millions of calculations a second.

Translations
trans-top|organ
Albanian: tru m
Arabic: ARchar|ÙØ®
Armenian: Õ¸ÖÕ²Õ¥Õ²
Breton: empenn m -où
Bulgarian: мозÑк (mozak) m
Capeverdean Crioulo:
ALUPEC or ALUPEK: cerébr'
* Badiú: sirébru
* São Vicente: cerebro
Catalan: cervell m
Chinese traditional/simplified: é ­è¦, 头è (tóu nÇo), è¦, è (nÇo)
Croatian: mozak m
Czech: mozek m
Danish: hjerne c
Dutch: hersenen p, hersens p, brein n
Esperanto: cerbo, encefalo
Estonian: aju
Faroese: heili m
Finnish: aivot (usually plural)
French: cerveau m, cervelle f italbrac|pejorative or when used as food
German: Gehirn n
Hebrew: ××× (moakh) m
Greek: εγκέÏÎ±Î»Î¿Ï (egkefalos) m
Guugu Yimidhirr: garu
Hungarian: agy
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Icelandic: heili m
Ido: cerebro
Indonesian: otak
Interlingua: cerebro
Italian: cervello m, cervella f italbrac|when used as food
Japanese: è³ (ã®ã, nÅ), è³é« (ã®ããã, nÅzui)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÛØ´Ú©
Latin: cerebrum n
Macedonian: мозок
Malayalam: തലà´àµà´àµà´±àµâ (thalachchOru), മസàµà´¤à´¿à´·àµà´àµà´à´ (masthishkkam)
Polish: mózg m
Portuguese: cérebro m
Romanian: creier m
Russian: мозг (mozg) m
Serbian: мозак m
Scottish Gaelic: eanchainn f
Slovak: mozog m
Slovene: možgani m|p
Spanish: cerebro m
Swedish: hjärna c
Telugu: à°®à±à°¦à°¡à±
Turkish: beyin
Ukrainian: мозок m (mózok)
Vietnamese: óc
Welsh: ymennydd
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trans-top|intelligent person
Chinese traditional/simplified: è°æ人, è°æ人 (cÅng míng rén)
Dutch: brein n
Estonian: aju (slang)
Finnish: aivot (usually plural)
Greek: εγκέÏÎ±Î»Î¿Ï [eÌË(Å)ÉeÌfaËloÌs, egkefalos] m, μÏÎ±Î»Ï [mɲaËloÌ, myalo] n
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Japanese: é ­ã®ãã人 (atama no iihito), ç§æ (ããããã, shÅ«sai)
Malayalam: à´¬àµà´¦àµà´§à´¿à´®à´¾à´¨àµâ (buddhimaan)
Portuguese: crânio m italbrac|slang
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trans-top|person providing intelligence
Catalan: cervell m
Chinese traditional/simplified: æºè, æºè (jì zhÄ)
Czech: mozek m
Dutch: brein n
Finnish: aivot (usually plural)
French: cerveau m
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Greek: εγκέÏÎ±Î»Î¿Ï [eÌË(Å)ÉeÌfaËloÌs, egkefalos] m, μÏÎ±Î»Ï [mɲaËloÌ, myalo or mialo] n
Japanese: ç¥çæå°è (ã¡ã¦ããã©ããã, chitekishidÅsha), ãã¬ã¼ã³ (burÄn)
Russian: мозг (mozg) m, голова (golová) f
Swedish: hjärna c
Ukrainian: мозок m (mozok)
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trans-top|brains: intellect
Chinese traditional/simplified: æºå, æºå (jì lì)
Dutch: verstand m, intellect n
Esperanto: cerbo, intelekto, menso
Estonian: aru, mõistus
Finnish: äly, älykkyys, järki
German: Verstand m
Greek: μÏÎ±Î»Ï [mɲaËloÌ, myalo or mialo] n, νοημοÏÏνη [noÌËimoÌËsini, noimosini or noimossini] f
Hebrew: ש×× (sekhel) m
Japanese: é ­è³ (ãã®ã,zunÅ), ç¥å (ã¡ããã, chiryoku)
(burÄn)
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Malayalam: à´¬àµà´¦àµà´§à´¿ (buddhi)
Portuguese: intelecto
Romanian: intelect n
Russian: мозг (mozg) m (usually plural мозги (mozgí)), баÑка (baÅ¡ká) f, голова (golová) f
Slovene: možgani m|p
Swedish: förstånd n
Vietnamese: trí óc
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trans-top|part of computer
Czech: mozek m
Estonian: aju
Finnish: aivot (usually plural)
trans-mid
Greek: εγκέÏÎ±Î»Î¿Ï [eÌË(Å)ÉeÌfaËloÌs, egkefalos] m
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Breton: empenn m -où
ttbc|Indonesian: otak, benak

Derived terms
top4
beat someone's brains out
brain candy
brain cell
brain coral
brain damage
brain dead
brain death
brain disease
brain disorder
brain doctor
brain drain
brain fag
brain farm
mid4
brain fever
brain fingerprinting
brain food
brain freeze
brain mushroom
brain science
brain stem or brainstem
brain sugar
brain surgeon
brain surgery
brain-teaser
brain truster
brain tumor, brain tumour
mid4
brainbox
braincase
brainchild
brainiac
brainish
brainless
brainpan
brainpower
brainsick
brainstorm
brainwash
brainwave
brainworker
brainy
mid4
forebrain
left brain
on the brain
organic brain syndrome
pick someone's brain
rack one's brain or rack one's brains
right brain
split brain
water on the brain
yellow brain fungus

Verb
en-verb

  1. context|slang|transitive To strike (someone) on the head.
  2. transitive To kill (a person) by smashing that person's skull.

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Translations
trans-top|to strike on the head
Dutch: iemand op z'n kop slaan
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Japanese: é ­ãæ®´ãã¤ãã (ããã¾ããªããã¤ãã, atama wo naguritsukeru)
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trans-top|to kill a person
Dutch: iemand de kop inslaan
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Japanese: è³ãæã¡ç ã (ã®ãããã¡ãã ã, nÅ wo uchikudaku)
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Translations to be checked
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kolkata (into unconsciousness)<!--what language and what sense is this for?-->

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