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1.
verb t. - to obtain information from someone knowledgeable in the desired subject. It is a way to avoid doing the research yourself, saving one's time and effort but requiring that of another. (Also, it's a good idea to humble oneself in the asking or bring 'coffee and donuts'.)

noun - the act of picking another's brain for information to avoid doing one's own research.
I had a short deadline ahead and needed to
brainpick her for the needed info to complete the task.

Hey, Suzi, gotta minute? I need ya for a
brainpick.
by otay May 07, 2005