brain freeze


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brain freeze

(1) A popular term for a brief but intense frontal cranial pain which follows the rapid consumption of cold foods or beverages; ice cream headache.
(2) A popular term for the abrupt derailment of one’s train of thought.
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Nothing will bring a rush of childhood memories -- or brain freeze -- like a Sno-Cone or Rocket Pop from the ice cream truck.
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Andy and Dan fluffed their lines at the start of their pitch and Andy said: "We had brain freeze at the beginning and I was sweating like a pig all the way through.
Tamim Iqbal never looked settled at the crease, and was lucky not to be run out, with Dhawan suffering a brain freeze when all he needed to do was walk to the stumps and whip off the bails.