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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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And such rustic coarseness, muddled in with a faded beauty makes it all the more interesting, relaxing and romantic.
Although the coarseness in slag increases friction, which is highly desirable, the size of the aggregate [pieces] are larger, which contributes to a slight increase in noise levels.
The young and beautiful Hetty Sorrel, Bede's fiancee, is bored with the coarseness of the peasant life around her and strives to marry the rich landowner.
Its exhibition pendant, Grape Island, is far less resolved, yet its odd triad of hues, at once muted and bold, drew my attention equally, because coarseness can be worked to advantage.
All Rayon fibres have a coarseness of 50 mg/100m, which corresponds to a fibre diameter of 20.
So, on the one hand the worship of youth and admiration of coarseness has become a defining feature of the age, so on the other hand prurience and state control grow in equal measure.
a company formed by Latinas to create a line of products that tackle such problems as dryness, coarseness and--as mentioned above--unmanageability.
The overall abundance and coarseness of the tempering agent is likely added to mitigate the high shrink-swell capacity inherent in the montmorillonite clays that are prevalent throughout the region.
The fiber length of pulps from small-diameter trees and tops and submerchantable logs sources were similar, but the sawmill residue chips produced fibers with moderately higher fiber length and coarseness.
Measures included improvement of telangiectasias, blotchy pigment, fine wrinkles, skin coarseness, number of actinic keratoses, and treatment-related side effects.
The fiber coarseness is used to distinguish between large-diameter fibers and small-diameter fibers.