Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. robustus, oaken, hard, strong, fr. robur, strength, a very hard kind of oak; cf. Skr. rabhas, violence: cf. F. robuste,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. robustus—robur, oak.
The feeble and sickly have sometimes intervals of health, and the robust see months of languor and disease.
"Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters" by Various
We had kept the patient with such care that with his clean habits and robust constitution he underwent the operation all right.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
The disease attacks the throat, and turns the normal robust cry of a healthy infant into a feeble squawk.
"The Third Great Plague" by John H. Stokes
The mother, recognisable by her slightly robuster body, takes the place of honour in front.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
Others, apparently stronger and more robust, die before the usual term of life is half completed.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
He was robust and active and, like young George Washington, a leader in outdoor sports.
"Stories of Later American History" by Wilbur F. Gordy
It is coloured by delicate imaginative genius as well as by robust and practical worldliness.
"Shakespeare and the Modern Stage" by Sir Sidney Lee
He could endure bodily strain with indifference, though he was not robustly built.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
Alice knew that she was being accused of being robust herself; but she bore it in silence.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
She has always been unusually robust.
"The Holladay Case" by Burton E. Stevenson
"I am not so very robust,
But I'll do the best I can;"
And the seedling from that moment
Its work of life began.
"The Seedling" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
She gave me naught of sordid wealth,
But that which wealth can never be,
Her iron frame and robust health,
Are more than diadems to me.
"Youthful Reminiscences" by David John Scott
Illegibility of this
World. All twice-over. Robust Clocks
agree the Cracked-Hour,
hoarsely. You, clamped in your Depths,
climb out of yourself
"Illegibility" by Paul Celan
From Erin's fair Isle to this country he came,
And found brothers and sisters to welcome him here;
Though then but a youth, yet robust seemed his frame,
And life promised fair for many a long year.
"Lines To The Memory Of Patrick Kelley" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
When the robust and Brass-bound Man commissioned first for sea
His fragile raft, Poseidon laughed, and "Mariner," said he,
"Behold, a Law immutable I lay on thee and thine,
That never shall ye act or tell a falsehood at my shrine.
"Poseidon's Law" by Rudyard Kipling
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According to Steinbeck, the condo-hotel business requires a very robust, scalable and flexible system, and he appreciates that IQware systems are built and supported by hospitality software specialists.
Suppose you're looking for a robust and scalable RAID array solution to store your important enterprise data.
Making Bioprocess Scale-Up More Robust.
McCloskey says its R230 screener is one of the most robust, heavy-duty mobile screeners in the world.
"Businesses involved in buying and selling cotton have found The Seam 's technology to be robust and easy-to-use," explains Phil Burnett, CEO of The Seam .
It was created by researchers to test the robustness of BT's incentives.
McCrea is the declarative voice of a band that came of age at the pinnacle of alt-rock radio and more or less conquered a once-robust industry.
The anti- siphon device, which is on the tank filler neck, features a robust tamper-resistant heavy metal barrier that is a quarter-inch thick.
There has been robust debate about what Tuesday's municipal elec READ.
After showing robust vital signs in the 1990s, test scores have flat-lined in recent years.
A more robust case for hospital cleaning can be presented by considering the evidence for all the stages of the staphylococcal transmission cycle between human beings and their environment.
Utilize this Straightforward but Robust To-Do List Manager Enhanced for Windows 7.
"In the rest of the world the United States is seen as taking a very robust and aggressive line towards tax haven s, " says Sharman.
Some developers may not believe that there is a fundamental problem with Java's robustness.
Pemantle and Steif introduced the stronger concept of robust phase transition.
Explicit isoperimetric constants and phase transitions in the random-cluster model
The 0+ ground state is an example of a robust feature.
Two-Body Random Ensembles: From Nuclear Spectra to Random Polynomials
This method is robust and eﬃcient in case of a relatively small number of parameters.
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
These are dominated by the so-called “coherent states”, which are known to be essentially classical in nature, and particulary robust.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
A congruential generator is robust, simple and fast; the theory is reasonably well understood.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem