cerebration
noun see cerebrate

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  • cérébration — ⇒CÉRÉBRATION, subst. fém. Rare A. Activité cérébrale. Les réactions en cours de continuation exigent en effet le moratoire que la cérébration, par ailleurs, nous assure en surmontant le réflexe (JANKÉLÉVITCH, Le Je ne sais quoi et le presque rien …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cerebration — Cer e*bra tion, n. Action of the brain, whether conscious or unconscious. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cerebration — index contemplation, deliberation, dialectic, intellect, ratiocination, reflection (thought) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • cerebration — 1853, coined by English physiologist Dr. William B. Carpenter (1813 1885) from L. cerebrum brain (see CEREBRAL (Cf. cerebral)) + ATION (Cf. ation) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cerebration — ► NOUN ▪ the working of the brain; thinking …   English terms dictionary

  • cerebration — noun /sɛɹɪˈbɹeɪʃən/ The act of cerebrating; thinking, mental activity. Dr Carpenter first, unless I am mistaken, introduced the term ‘unconscious cerebration’, which has since then been a popular phrase of explanation …   Wiktionary

  • cérébration — (entrée créée par le supplément) (cé ré bra sion) s. f. Action propre du cerveau sur les matériaux fournis par les sens ; ce terme, qui appartient à G. Lewes, est opposé à sensation. •   Les sensations de l idiot sont aussi vives et aussi variées …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cerebration — n. working of the brain. Phrases and idioms: unconscious cerebration action of the brain with results reached without conscious thought. Derivatives: cerebrate v.intr …   Useful english dictionary

  • cerebration — See cerebrate. * * * …   Universalium

  • cerebration — Activity of the mental processes; thinking. SEE ALSO: mentation, cognition. * * * n. 1. the functioning of the brain as a whole. 2. the unconscious activities of the brain. * * * cer·e·bra·tion (ser″ə braґshən) [L. cerebratio]… …   Medical dictionary

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