a nonhuman creature; beast.
a brutal, insensitive, or crude person.
the animal qualities, desires, etc., of humankind:
Father felt that rough games brought out the brute in us.
animal; not human.
not characterized by intelligence or reason; irrational.
characteristic of animals; of brutal character or quality.
to shape (a diamond) by rubbing with another diamond or a diamond chip.
and thou, Brutus!: alleged dying words of Julius Caesar uttered as his friend Brutus stabbed him.
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any animal except man; beast; lower animal
(as modifier): brute nature
a brutal person
wholly instinctive or physical (esp in the phrases brute strength, brute force)
without reason or intelligence
coarse and grossly sensual
brute force and ignorance
brute force attack cryptography A method of breaking a cipher (that is, to decrypt a specific encrypted text) by trying every possible key. The quicker the brute force attack, the weaker the cipher. Feasibility of brute force attack depends on the key length of the cipher, and on the amount of computational power available to […]
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(of wine, especially champagne) very dry. adjective (of champagne) not sweet; dry adj.