A woman having her brain waves measured.
brain wave definition by Webster's New World
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- any of a series of rhythmic electric impulses given off by nerve centers in the brain: they produce oscillations on an electroencephalogram and are usually measured during rest
- Informal a sudden inspiration; brainstorm
brain wave definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A rhythmic fluctuation of electric potential between parts of the brain, as seen on an electroencephalogram.
- Informal A sudden inspiration.
brain wave - Medical Definition
A rhythmic fluctuation of electric potential between parts of the brain, as seen on an electroencephalogram.