robust

  • 1 robust — robust …

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  • 2 Robust — Ro*bust , a. [L. robustus oaken, hard, strong, fr. robur strength, a very hard kind of oak; cf. Skr. rabhas violence: cf. F. robuste.] 1. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 robust — ROBÚST, Ă, robuşti, ste, adj. Care este înzestrat cu o constituţie fizică puternică; rezistent la muncă, la oboseală, la boală; voinic, viguros, vânjos. – Din fr. robuste. Trimis de RACAI, 22.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  Robust ≠ firav, indolent,… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 robust — Adj std. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Wohl über frz. robuste entlehnt aus l. rōbustus, eigentlich aus Hartholz, aus Eiche , zu l. rōbur Hartholz, Eichenholz, Eiche .    Ebenso nndl. robuust, ne. robust, nfrz. robuste, nschw. robust, nnorw. robust. ✎ DF… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 5 robust — has its stress on the second syllable, although first syllable stress is creeping in, on the analogy of shifts in dispute, romance, and other words. There is a curious meaning given in the COD: ‘not perturbed by or attending to subtleties’, which …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 robust — UK US /rəʊˈbʌst/ adjective ► strong and unlikely to break or fail: »Exports will continue to be bolstered by the robust economy. »We should be able to generate stronger sales with robust profit margins. robustness /rəˈbʌsnəs/ noun [U] ► »These… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7 robust — Adj. (Mittelstufe) kräftig gebaut Beispiel: Trotz des hohen Alters ist er körperlich immer noch robust. Kollokation: robust aussehen …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 8 robust — [rō bust′, rō′bust΄] adj. [L robustus, oaken, hard, strong < robur, hard variety of oak, hardness, strength, earlier robus, prob. akin to ruber,RED] 1. a) strong and healthy; full of vigor; hardy b) strongly built or based; muscular or sturdy… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 robust — ► ADJECTIVE 1) sturdy or resilient. 2) strong and healthy. 3) uncompromising and forceful; not subtle: a robust defence. 4) (of wine or food) strong and rich in flavour or smell. DERIVATIVES robustly adverb robustness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Robust — (v. lat.), stark vom Körper mit entsprechenden Kräften …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Robúst — (lat.), stark, kräftig …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Robúst — (lat.), stark, kräftig …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 robust — index durable, strong Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 robust — (adj.) 1540s, from L. robustus strong and hardy, originally oaken, from robur, robus hard timber, strength, also a special kind of oak, named for its reddish heartwood, from L. ruber red (Cf. robigo rust ). Robustious (1540s) was a common form in …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 robust — *healthy, sound, wholesome, hale, well Analogous words: *strong, sturdy, stout, stalwart: athletic, husky, *muscular, sinewy: *vigorous, energetic, lusty Antonyms: frail, feeble …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 robust — »stämmig, vierschrötig; stark; widerstandsfähig, unempfindlich, derb«: Das Adjektiv wurde im 18. Jh. – wohl unter dem Einfluss von entsprechend frz. robuste – aus gleichbed. lat. robustus entlehnt. Dies bedeutet eigentlich »aus Hartholz, aus… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 17 robust — [adj] healthy, strong able bodied, athletic, boisterous, booming, brawny, built, concentrated, fit, fit as fiddle*, flourishing, fullbodied, hale, hardy, hearty, hefty, husky, in fine fettle*, in good health, in good shape, in the pink*, live,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 18 robust — 01. America s economy was quite [robust] in the years following World War Two. 02. Hip hop music is sometimes criticized for its [robust] depiction of violence. 03. There are now hundreds of animal clones around the world, including cows, pigs,… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 robust — ro|bust [rəˈbʌst, ˈrəubʌst US rəˈbʌst, ˈrou ] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: robustus strong (like an oak tree) , from robur oak, strength ] 1.) a robust person is strong and healthy ▪ a robust man of six feet four 2.) a robust system,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 robust — adjective Etymology: Latin robustus oaken, strong, from robor , robur oak, strength Date: 1533 1. a. having or exhibiting strength or vigorous health b. having or showing vigor, strength, or firmness < a robust debate > < a robust faith > c.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary