HyperDic: brain

English > 7 senses of the word brain:
NOUNbodybrain, encephalonthat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers
cognitionbrain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, witmental ability
cognitionbrain, mind, head, psyche, nousthat which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings
person brain, genius, mastermind, brainiac, Einsteinsomeone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
foodbrainthe brain of certain animals used as meat
VERBcontactbrainhit on the head
contactbrainkill by smashing / smashing / smashing someone's skull
brain > pronunciation
Soundsbrey'n
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English > brain: 7 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord.
Synonymencephalon
Part ofcentral nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centraleThe portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
head, caputThe upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals
Partsbrain cellA nerve cell in the brain
brainstem, brain-stem, brain stemThe part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
circle of WillisA ring of arteries at the base of the brain
communicating artery, arteria communicansAny of three arteries in the brain that make up the circle of Willis
forebrain, prosencephalonThe anterior portion of the brain
hindbrain, rhombencephalonThe posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem
midbrain, mesencephalonThe middle portion of the brain
neencephalon, neoencephalonThe part of the brain having the most recent phylogenetic origin
ventricleOne of four connected cavities in the brain
Broaderneural structureA structure that is part of the nervous system
Spanishcerebro, encéfalo
Catalancervell, encèfal
Adjectivescerebrospinalof or relating to the brain and spinal cord
cerebrovascularof or relating to the brain and the blood vessels that supply it
Verbsbrainhit on the head
brainkill by smashing / smashing / smashing someone's skull
English > brain: 7 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningmental ability.
Example"he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
Synonymsbrainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, wit
BroaderintelligenceThe ability to comprehend
Spanishagudeza, capacidad de aprendizaje, capacidad intelectual, capacidad mental, cerebro, ingenio, inteligencia, mentalidad, poder mental
Adjectivesbrainyhaving or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
English > brain: 7 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThat which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.
Synonymsmind, head, psyche, nous
Narrowerego(psychoanalysis) the conscious mind
noddleAn informal British expression for head / head or mind / mind
subconscious mind, subconsciouspsychic activity just below the level of awareness
tabula rasaA young mind not yet affected by experience (according to John Locke)
unconscious mind, unconsciousThat part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Spanishcabeza, cerebro, mente, nous, psique
Catalancap, cervell, ment, nous, psique
English > brain: 7 senses > noun 4, person
Meaningsomeone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality.
Synonymsgenius, mastermind, brainiac, Einstein
NarrowerprodigyAn unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person
Broaderintellectual, intellectA person who uses the mind creatively
Spanishcerebro, crack, Einstein, genia, genio
Catalancervell, crack, Einstein, geni
Adjectivesbrainyhaving or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
English > brain: 7 senses > noun 5, food
MeaningThe brain of certain animals used as meat.
Narrowercalf's brainThe brain of a calf eaten as meat
Broadervariety meat, organsedible viscera of a butchered animal
Spanishsesos
Catalancervell
English > brain: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghit on the head.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe fighter managed to brain his opponent
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishpartir la cara
Nounsbrainthat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers
English > brain: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningkill by smashing / smashing / smashing someone's skull.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishdescerebrar, romper la crisma
Nounsbrainthat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers

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