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(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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Because of the hardness and durability of IBED coatings, the wear and corrosion experienced during normal tableting operations does not degrade and roughen the tooling surface and the tableting tooling performs better and longer.
As the glass etch weakens due to continued use, the ability of the glass etch to roughen the glass fibers (referred to as "frosting") is reduced.
One potential way of achieving that goal is to roughen the glass to increase the amount of surface area that can hold the proteins.
Specifically, Escalol[R] HP protects the hair from UV-B radiation that can cleave disulfide bonds, decompose tryptophan, roughen hair (a key consumer perceivable signal), and lead to hair breakage.
We carefully roughen surfaces in the test chambers of many rheometers to prevent slippage of the test specimen so that we can get a more accurate measure of viscosity.
Fort Lauderdale Shipyard owners, Bob and Mary Wickman, Bill Rollins and President Rick Roughen joined the Mayor in the ribbon-cutting celebration and were proud to announce the completion of Phase One in the Shipyard's development project.
Lightly shake to roughen up the edges, then arrange on one of the baking trays in a single layer.
Lightly shake the pan to roughen up their edges, then spread on to the baking tray in a single layer.
Drain the potatoes well then return to the pan and cover, shake the pan to roughen the edges of the potatoes.
CorelDRAW 11 - This new version introduces a variety of tools to assist in basic drawing, including the Polyline tool, Roughen and Smudge brushes, and the 3-Point drawing tools for creating Ellipses, Rectangles and curves.
Drain well, return to the pan then cover and lightly shake the pan to roughen up the chips' edges.