robustness


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ro·bust

 (rō-bŭst′, rō′bŭst′)
adj.
1. Full of health and strength; vigorous. See Synonyms at healthy.
2. Powerfully built; sturdy: a robust body.
3. Requiring or characterized by much strength or energy: a robust workout.
4.
a. Active or dynamic: a robust debate; a robust economy.
b. Working in an effective way; effective or productive: a robust search engine; a robust hypothesis.
5. Marked by richness and fullness; full-bodied: a robust wine.
6. Substantial in amount: robust gains in stock prices.
7. Rough or crude; coarse: a robust tale.

[Latin rōbustus, from rōbur, rōbus, oak, strength; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

ro·bust′ly adv.
ro·bust′ness n.

robustness

(rəʊˈbʌstnɪs)
n
1. the quality of being robust
2. (Computer Science) computing the ability of a computer system to cope with errors during execution
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.robustness - the property of being strong and healthy in constitution
strength - the property of being physically or mentally strong; "fatigue sapped his strength"
2.robustness - the characteristic of being strong enough to withstand intellectual challenge; "the lack of robustness in the findings may be due to the small size of the sample"
characteristic - a distinguishing quality
Translations
قُوّة العَضَلات، شِدَّه، صِحَّه
mohutnost
robusthed
robusztusság
styrkleiki; hraustleiki
sağlamlık

robustness

[rəʊˈbʌstnɪs] N
1. (= strength) [of person, plant] → robustez f; [of material, design, object] → solidez f
2. (= vigour) [of defence, attack] → lo enérgico, vigor m

robustness

n
(of person, material, toy, machine)Robustheit f, → Widerstandsfähigkeit f; (of structure)Massivität f, → Stabilität f; (of build)Kräftigkeit f, → Robustheit f; (of economy)Robustheit f, → Gesundheit f; (of economic growth)Gesundheit f; (of constitution)Kräftigkeit f
(of attitude)Entschiedenheit f; (of speech, style)Markigkeit f; (of defence)Stärke f
(of wine)Kernigkeit f

robust

(rəˈbast) adjective
strong; healthy. a robust child.
roˈbustly adverb
roˈbustness noun
References in classic literature ?
I had not been seated very long ere a man of a certain venerable robustness entered; immediately as the storm-pelted door flew back upon admitting him, a quick regardful eyeing of him by all the congregation, sufficiently attested that this fine old man was the chaplain.
When Angelo paints even God the Father in human form, mark what robustness is there.
Her laughter had been lightly joyous, while at the same time it had lacked its oldtime robustness.
There was a robustness in her carriage which came of the soil rather than of the city pavement.
She wanted to lean toward this burning, blazing man that was like a volcano spouting forth strength, robustness, and health.
The keen air braces soul as well as body into robustness, and the food and the perfume disliked in the summer are perfectly welcome then.
Hints of robustness survived in him, more than a hint of primitive good looks, and Margaret, noting the spine that might have been straight, and the chest that might have broadened, wondered whether it paid to give up the glory of the animal for a tail coat and a couple of ideas.
A handsome gentleman, with a young face, but with an older figure in its robustness and its breadth of shoulder; say a man of eight-and- twenty, or at the utmost thirty; so extremely sunburnt that the contrast between his brown visage and the white forehead shaded out of doors by his hat, and the glimpses of white throat below the neckerchief, would have been almost ludicrous but for his broad temples, bright blue eyes, clustering brown hair, and laughing teeth.
Valentin de Bellegarde, Newman afterwards learned, had a mortal dread of the robustness overtaking the agility; he was afraid of growing stout; he was too short, as he said, to afford a belly.
The small solder PowerBlock modules are ideal for applications like standard drives or UPS, where the high robustness of pressure contacts is not necessarily a must.
Combined with a Fabric Operating System, named Fabric OS, Brocade switches deliver the robustness and manageability required by today's data center applications.
The study, conducted during the past nine months, features four case studies of leading global providers using the Mu-4000 appliance to uncover the often hidden metrics of revenue loss due to customer churn, network robustness issues and downtime.