brut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj brut (of champagne) extremely dry
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brut (Zoöl) See Birt.
    • v. i Brut To browse.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • brut To browse.
    • brut Raw; rough; rude; as applied to wines, dry; not sweet.
    • n brut A rough diamond or other gem. Roughing out a gem is often called bruting.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. brouter, OF. brouster,. See Browse (n.)

Usage

In literature:

Then I could have had two bottles of brut, tipped the waiter with the ring and had the whole business off my hands.
"The Voice of the City" by O. Henry
Clas Merddin, Y vel Ynys (honey isle), Ynys Prydein, Ynys Brut are other names.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Brut'tium is the modern Cala'bria, and received that name when the ancient province was wrested from the empire.
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
Un volum del Romaunce deu Brut, e del Roy Costentine.
"Bibliomania in the Middle Ages" by Frederick Somner Merryweather
I couldn't go all over that record of Bobby Brut's, specially to a preacher.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
The air they breathe tastes like brut champagne, and gases cannot reach them.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
Now I think on it, my brother of the navy office tells me, that you have lately met with two or three copies of Brut y Brenhinoedd at Mostyn.
"Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Ancient Welsh Bards" by Evan Evans
Caradoc's version of the descent of Brut differs somewhat from that of Geoffrey of Monmouth, but perhaps it is quite as true.
"The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P." by Edward Bulwer Lytton
Author The Brut, or Chronicle of Britain, a famous semi-Saxon poem.
"A Brief Handbook of English Authors" by Oscar Fay Adams
But I am convinced that the story of the Gallic campaign is a part of the original Brut, and is substantially true.
"On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire" by Charles Hardwick
***

In news:

La Caravelle Champagne Rita Jammet's Bouquet Ventures introduced the La Caravelle Champagne line, comprised of Brut Cuvée Niña, Rosé and Blanc de Blancs, all crafted from grapes from Epernay in the Champagne region of France.
Left-right: Chandon California Brut Classic Roederer Estate Brut Rose Mumm Napa DVX as seen in San Francisco, California, on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.
Vampire Vineyards Introduces Je T'aime Brut Rose Sparkling Wine .
The notion of sipping Champagne solely to mark a milestone or celebrate a special occasion is as yesterday as a flat glass of leftover Brut.
Brut Champagne & Domestic Sparkling Wine for $40 & Less.
Domaine Huet Vouvray Pétillant Brut.
BEAUCHAMP Brut Rosé Champagne Carte Rubis NV 91 points, $38.
Cristalino Cava Brut NV, Penedes, Spain.
Riccardo Prosecco Brut NV, Veneto, Italy.
Fill the remainder of the flute with a quality Brut champagne.
1 sugar cube 1 oz pomegranate juice, chilled 3 oz Mionetto Prosecco Brut, chilled ½ oz St Germain elder flower liqueur.
GOSSET "GRAND MILLESIME" BRUT, 2OOO Gosset claims it is the most venerable producer in Champagne, with origins in the late 16th Century.
Catalan treats will include special cheeses during the reception with Ferrer Brut Rosé, Blanc de Blancs and Carneros Chardonnay, followed by a buffet luncheon of grilled bread rubbed with garlic, tomato, olive oil and jamón serrano.
Brouwerij Bosteels DeuS (Brut Des Flandres): ($39/24 ounces.
Americans have a terrible predilection for serving brut sparkling wine with dessert.
***

In science:

The scheduling problem in (19) is solved initially by brut force (left column) to provide a comparison with the results obtained when the price based algorithm is used (right column).
Stability and Distributed Power Control in MANETs with Outages and Retransmissions
Comparison plots with a brut force search to find the global optimum of the weighted sum maximization p roblem in (19) are provided in the first column.
Stability and Distributed Power Control in MANETs with Outages and Retransmissions
***