Bruta

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bruta (Zoöl) See Edentata.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bruta In the Linnean system of classification, the second order of Mammalia, containing the genera Elephas, Trichechus, Bradypus, Myrmecophaga, Manis, and Dasypus.—2. In mod. zoöl., disencumbered of the genera Elephas and Trichechus, and same as Edentata. [There is a growing tendency to use the term in this sense instead of Edentata, which latter is literally incorrect, few of the so-called edentates being toothless.]
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., neuter pl., fr. L. brutus, heavy, stupid

Usage


In news:

The high-energy Off-Broadway spectacle Fuerza Bruta offered 100 fans the chance to see the production for free on Oct 24 at the Daryl Roth Theatre in honor of the production's fifth anniversary.
Usher will do two performances of the Off Broadway production of "Fuerza Bruta" on April 28th as the lead Running Man.
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In science:

Esta velocidad no debería medirse con respecto al tiempo físico, ya que si dos máquinas tratasen de resolver un mismo problema utilizando la misma técnica (por ejemplo, fuerza bruta) no se demostraría mayor inteligencia si una terminase en menos tiempo por poseer un hardware más rápido.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
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