Translation of brainwave in Spanish:

brainwave

Pronunciation: /ˈbreɪnweɪv/

n

  • [colloquial/familiar] idea (f) genial or brillante, lamparazo (m) (Col) [familiar/colloquial] I had a brainwave tuve una idea genial or brillante, tuve un lamparazo (Col) [familiar/colloquial], se me prendió el foco (Méx) or (RPl) la lamparita or (Chi) la ampolleta [familiar/colloquial]
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    • I was fingering my car keys, wondering if my perverse appetite would last all the way to Tesco's and back, when I had a sudden brainwave.
    • Anyway, as she went on and got more and more into it, I had a sudden brainwave.
    • Those words hit Rick like stones, a brainwave and an idea quickly ensued.

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