Associations to the word «Robust»


ROBUST, adjective. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health.
ROBUST, adjective. Violent; rough; rude.
ROBUST, adjective. Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.
ROBUST, adjective. Sensible (of intellect etc.); straightforward, not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety;
ROBUST, adjective. (systems engineering) Designed or evolved in such a way as to be resistant to total failure despite partial damage.
ROBUST, adjective. (software engineering) Resistant or impervious to failure regardless of user input or unexpected conditions.
ROBUST, adjective. (statistics) Not greatly influenced by errors in assumptions about the distribution of sample errors.
ROBUST BLACKSMELT, noun. An oviparous deep-water fish, Pseudobathylagus milleri, with an adipose fin far back on its caudal peduncle.

Dictionary definition

ROBUST, adjective. Sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial".
ROBUST, adjective. Marked by richness and fullness of flavor; "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee".
ROBUST, adjective. Strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity; "the experiment yielded robust results"; "a robust faith".
ROBUST, adjective. Rough and crude; "a robust tale".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne