brute-force search

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brute-force search

A popular term for an inelegant and inefficient search for data, with no useful abstraction or curating.
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He had a haunting fancy he might be lying disabled or badly smashed in some way in some nook or cranny of the Island; and it was only after a most exhaustive search that he abandoned that distressing idea.
The "small ride-on tractor unit" went missing earlier this year and despite an exhaustive search and a police investigation its location remains a mystery.
After an exhaustive search of the surrounding area Thursday, police on Friday said they were shifting the focus of their investigation to the family home.
After an exhaustive search for the right fit to continue driving TDS forward as a technology leader in the industry, Adam Wallace's experience, innovation-focused mind-set and solid visionary approach to leadership made him the clear choice to lead the technology teams at Transaction Data Systems going forward.'
Chief digital officer Andrew Williams said: "We did an exhaustive search to land in Birmingham which will provide us with access to a pipeline of world-class technologists to join our team.
"This decision represents the culmination of an exhaustive search on the part of Amazon and an extraordinary effort by the JBG Smith team, Arlington County, the City of Alexandria and the Commonwealth of Virginia," the company said.
"We foresee these as very desirable properties for both our residents and investors." Using the conservative underwriting and extensive due diligence for which Praxis is known, the firm performed an exhaustive search before seizing these high potential opportunities.
the platform is based on a database of millions of known reactions within the primary literature that have been rigorously annotated and mapped against transformation rules that allow a nearly exhaustive search of all possible synthetic routes with respect to a target molecule.
After an exhaustive search, they finally found the lorry in Hatyai at about 9pm (local time) last Thursday, said Sapaothong.
Mourinho identified the 25-year-old as the man to fill the void left by Michael Carrick's retirement after an exhaustive search for midfield talent.
"We are all very relieved to know that he is safe, following what has been an exhaustive search operation," Pegg wrote, according to the Syracuse Post-Standard. 
Muslims have to go through an exhaustive search and series of military checkpoints in order to enter Al-Ibrahimi Mosque for prayers.