brain / breɪn /


brain2 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. Anatomy, Zoology. the part of the central nervous system enclosed in the cranium of humans and other vertebrates, consisting of a soft, convoluted mass of gray and white matter and serving to control and coordinate the mental and physical actions.
  2. Zoology. a part of the nervous system more or less corresponding to the brain of vertebrates.
  3. Sometimes brains. understanding; intellectual power; intelligence.
v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to smash the skull of.
  2. Slang. to hit or bang on the head.

brain 近义词

n. 名词 noun

very smart person

n. 名词 noun

mind, intelligence


  • brain drain
  • brain someone
  • brain trust
  • beat one's brains out
  • blow one's brains out
  • on one's mind (the brain)
  • pick someone's brains
  • rack one's brains


  1. The cordyceps fungus is incredibly simple on its own, but it can control the brains of ants, making them into vehicles to climb up high and spread spores.
  2. Merzenich’s research pointed to a concept that would come to be known as “brain plasticity.”
  3. We’re born with human brains, and human brains see the world in particular ways and not in other ways.
  4. Advances in brain science and in technology may blur the definition of death further.
  5. It has helped me to better understand how the human brain works.
  6. We have to use common sense inclusiveness, because we are quickly getting to a place where our brain is falling out.
  7. My father has suffered two strokes and endured brain cancer since I was arrested and imprisoned.
  8. Related: The 10 Best Apps for Your Brain As you age, your brain changes.
  9. You lose connectivity between portions of your brain, and some regions even experience shrinkage, according to Williams.
  10. Not only did a cherished character get a bullet to the brain, but things are only going to get worse on The Walking Dead.
  11. All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
  12. Persistent glycosuria has been noted in brain injuries involving the floor of the fourth ventricle.
  13. His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.
  14. There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.
  15. The anger and rebellion had been comatose in these years of freedom, but the maturer brain was the more uneasy, at times appalled.