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rough

(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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Additional rougher flotation testing is currently being conducted on the channel sample to improve suppression of zinc recovery in the lead concentrate.
Their whole team was rough but their No 10 (Thomas) was rougher.
Expectations at the beginning of 2003 had earlier suggested a rougher ride.
Geographically speaking, it's far rougher than the vast majority of American courses.
A fair crowd turned out to see the band and got more than they bargained for thanks to good support from the brilliant Desc and the pretty good Broken Family Band, who sound like a rougher, more countrified Turin Brakes.
For instance, a similar radar reflection might be received from a smooth surface of solid hydrocarbon or water ice mixed with a few rougher patches, he says.
The avengers in Tim Burton's Batman and Mark Steven Johnson's Daredevil have little patience for legal red tape and are more than willing to embrace a rougher vigilante justice.
Sir Ralph Stanza is fictional poet laureate to the outskirts of Manchester and some of its rougher estates, where the need for the healing power of poetry is obviously very great.
It has its rougher numbers like The Neptunes-produced I Got A Right Ta and more plaintive moments like Jimi Was A Rock Star with weird psychedelic snippets latched on.
There is the RX 300, the unibody sport ute that is unlikely to go on any roads rougher than 1-96 east of Telegraph.
Another option is the use of powders and decorations, such as seasoning and rougher particles by means of electrostatics.