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- n. The quality of being robust.
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- n. The quality or state of being robust.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being robust; strength; vigor, or the condition of the body when it has full firm flesh and sound health.
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- n. the characteristic of being strong enough to withstand intellectual challenge
- n. the property of being strong and healthy in constitution
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I am not sure that testing her hypothesis to a peer-reviewable level of robustness is possible given the middling quality of the data ...
Frankly, I am not sure that testing her hypothesis to a peer-reviewable level of robustness is possible given the middling quality of data and the inherent ambiguity with how particular projects must be assigned to particular congressional districts.
However, increased mutational robustness caused by gene duplications pales in comparison to drift and selection as a cause for the fixation of gene duplicates, especially because the advantage of robustness is weak in many populations. page 268, Robustness and Evolvability of Living Systems
(Rock can chime in about how this very simple demonstration of robustness is so, um, …, well, whatever …)
Let me begin by saying that economic robustness is the only foundation for the temporalities of the state.
There is a certain robustness in these stories dealing with the inexorable laws of Nature.
"Any efforts to delay or water-down the agreements will jeopardize financial stability, and undermine the long-term robustness of the recovery," said Ingves, who is also governor of Sweden's central bank.
However, adoption of the superhydrophobic surface treatment will ultimately depend on its long-term robustness and cost.
Also, no need to apologize for "robustness" - I did provoke you and intentionally try to draw you into the discussion, and am grateful for your comments!
The main reason for the robustness was the banks' focus on return on investment, cost-to-income ratios and the efficient use of technology.