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coarse

(kors) not fine; not microscopic.

coarse

[kôrs]
Etymology: ME, cors, common
(in physiology) involving a wide range of movements, such as those associated with tremors and other involuntary motions of the skeletal muscle.
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Like in the case of surfaces, this decomposition (analysis) procedure can be recursively applied until the coarsest resolution for representing the geometry of a volume or a function (like a texture) based on vertex based schemes is obtained.
The minimum dataset needed to estimate hydraulic conductivity for pedal horizons is: (1) the cross-sectional area of continuous macrovoids; (2) the modal, lowest, and highest degree of packing; and (3) the modal, finest, and coarsest ped size.
Use your coarsest stone to flatten the primary bevel.
In rushing to weave her first four double pieces to claim the money prize, she usually wove the coarsest grade (700 count).
At the coarsest level, plant-animal assemblages were grouped into five biomes--River Floodplain, Desert Scrub, Sotol-Grass, Woodland, and Forest.
But Colescott uses the coarsest and most stereotyped depictions of blacks, with thick lips, rolling eyes and heavy teeth like rows of white corn.
Bill Pearson, Vice President, Exploration commented "The drill holes in the Entry Point area have confirmed the presence of quartz pebble conglomerates with hydrothermal alteration, however we are clearly on the edge of the system and will be doing further work to locate the channels with the coarsest conglomerates that are the prime target for gold mineralization.
j] is the coarsest NCT on X containing all topologies.
While much of this problem can be attributed to the inability of the spiral to deal with misplaced ultrafines (minus 325 mesh solids), size-by-size analyses of the test data showed that froth flotation was superior to the fine spirals even for the coarsest size fraction of 100- x 200-mesh present in the feed.
The coarsest ratchet required a 10-degree movement; the ratchet with the finest teeth, only 5.
For the potato r|sti, grate the potatoes on the coarsest gauge on your grater, and squeeze the shreds as dry as possible.