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brains

A computer's "brains" are its central processing unit. See CPU.
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A half thought has been buzzing often in my brain, but I fear to let him loose his wings.
The greater part of the structure was the brain, sending enormous nerves to the eyes, ear, and tactile tentacles.
If Oz will not give you any brains you will be no worse off than you are now.
I'll go and blow my brains out in the park,' says he,' so as not to disturb anyone.
Nevertheless," interrupted the Tin Woodman, "a good heart is, I believe, much more desirable than education or brains.
Well, that may be true," agreed Margolotte; "but, on the contrary, a servant with too much brains is sure to become independent and high- and-mighty and feel above her work.
Numa recalled the fear that he had felt of this man-thing and his cruel spear; but in savage brains fear is more likely to engender respect than hatred and so Numa found that he respected the creature who had subdued and mastered him.
Gradually rudimentary nervous systems and minute brains evolved.
Once, even, had there been an eruption of strange four-legged, horned and hairy creatures, the images of which, registered in his brain, would have been identifiable in the brains of humans with what humans worded "goats.
The Lion went away and the Fox waited; but finding that his master did not return, ventured to take out the brains of the Ass and ate them up.
Brains paid, not brawn, and I resolved never again to offer my muscles for sale in the brawn market.
Because you have no brains, as I have," said the Scarecrow.