strong and healthy; hardy; vigorous:
a robust young man; a robust faith; a robust mind.
strongly or stoutly built:
his robust frame.
suited to or requiring bodily strength or endurance:
rough, rude, or boisterous:
robust drinkers and dancers.
rich and full-bodied:
the robust flavor of freshly brewed coffee.
strong and effective in all or most situations and conditions: The system requires robust passwords that contain at least one number or symbol.
Our goal is to devise robust statistical methods.
the quality of being robust
(computing) the ability of a computer system to cope with errors during execution
strong in constitution; hardy; vigorous
sturdily built: a robust shelter
requiring or suited to physical strength: a robust sport
(esp of wines) having a rich full-bodied flavour
rough or boisterous
(of thought, intellect, etc) straightforward and imbued with common sense
noun, Arabian Mythology. 1. a bird of enormous size and strength. noun 1. (in Arabian legend) a bird of enormous size and power abbreviation 1. Royal Observer Corps ROC 1. Greater Rochester [NY] International Airport 2. Republic of China (Taiwan) 3. rest of Canada (other than Quebec)
noun 1. Fine Arts. any of the fantastic ornamental, often asymmetrical, combinations characteristic of the Rococo period, consisting of rock, shell, and plant forms combined with artificial forms, esp C -curves. noun 1. decorative rock or shell work, esp as ornamentation in a rococo fountain, grotto, or interior
noun 1. a European plant, Allium scorodoprasum, of the amaryllis family, used like garlic. noun 1. a variety of sand leek whose garlic-like bulb is used for seasoning
noun 1. Michel. born 1930, French politician: prime minister of France (1988–91)