Definition of brute force
- 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.
- See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.
verb - transitive
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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: to change something in a small, mindless way.|
|Definitions include: "ask me anything".|
|Definitions include: to vomit|
|Definitions include: the amount by which a numerical amount is fudged (adjusted).|
|Definitions include: one-off solutions that deal with some special case, rather than a more all-encompassing solution.|
|Definitions include: a piece of non-functioning or outdated equipment that is inexplicably kept on premises - perhaps to serve as a doorstop.|
|Definitions include: person who engages in computer security breaching through use of widely available prepackaged exploiting utilities, for recreational purposes and without significant low-level knowledge of computer security.|
|Definitions include: "okay, thanks, bye."|
|Definitions include: "ok, thanks."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "sorry, could not resist".|
|Definitions include: a subject that has been known to use up a significant amount of discussion time, without participants coming to a consensus.|
|Definitions include: "what do you think".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "can't be arsed".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "massively multiplayer online role playing game."|
|Definitions include: an emphatic "Okay," via a doubled "k".|
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Other terms relating to 'force':
|Definitions include: pejorative nickname of the US Air Force.|
|Definitions include: to do something that someone doesn't like, and thinks is done for no reason.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "ocular gravity force".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "reduction in force", i.e. a layoff.|
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