That vision had been a brain-wave between their two linked and sympathetic brains.
But she replies, moved by a brain-wave, to a question that stirred in the doctor's mind.
He had suffered during his military career from more than one subaltern on whose arid consciousness the brain-wave never beat.
The Countess had not asked; this was all brain-wave, helped by shades of expression.
He had had a brain-wave, and for fully a minute he sat tingling under its impact.
Finally as the result of a brain-wave he had requisitioned the local boy scouts.
My hair had appreciably lifted my tin hat when I had a brain-wave and threw out a double handful of rouble notes.
He just loosed another dry Martini into the undergrowth, and before you could turn round it had flushed quite a brain-wave.
And with this silently furious outburst there came a brain-wave of great magnitude.
brain wave n.
A rhythmic fluctuation of electric potential between parts of the brain, as seen on an electroencephalogram.
A sudden useful idea; brainstorm: Lou had a brain wave. He offered the boy a C note to let him drive (1890s+)