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Definition of brute force

brute force

adjective

  • non-elegant, in a way that solves a problem using the sheer amount of computer processing available, rather than finding (or inventing) a smarter technique.
    I was tired of reading CRLS, so I wrote a quick-and-dirty brute force algorithm.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to solve a problem in the adjective sense described above.
    I was tired of reading CRLS, so I just brute-forced it.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 04 2011.

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