Roughness Sentence Examples
Any roughness was levelled by polishing with ivory or a smooth shell.
The roughness of the surface of the cavity serves to retard it.
It must be observed, however, that the agreement is rather more perfect than the comparative roughness of the method would appear to warrant.
In practice there are often terrain roughness changes near the site which have an important effect on the length scales.
Early movie roles for Bateman included Teen Wolf Too (1987), Necessary Roughness (1991) and Breaking the Rules (1992).Advertisement
Cheaper satin will have a slight roughness to it and frayed edges will show at the seam.
Fascinated by the texture of his palm, she took and held his hand up until she was able to see the roughness of his calloused palm.
Many of KOuns sculptures appear unfinished to eyes trained in Occidental galleries, whereas the Japanese connoisseur detects evidence of a technical feat in their seeming roughness.
In complete human albinoes, albinism is correlated, in addition to nystagmus, with a peculiar roughness of the skin, making it harsh to the touch.
In the school of Wolgemut Diirer learned much, by his own account, but suffered not a little from the roughness of his companions.Advertisement
Added botanicals wipe out roughness, counter irritation and build up strength and resilience.
We consider random discrete dopants, trapped charges, atomic-scale interface roughness, and line edge roughness as sources of intrinsic parameter fluctuations.
These variations result in spatially variable surface roughness patterns which are detectable on SAR imagery.
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Roughness of construction cannot be regarded as a proof of antiquity, inasmuch as in some cases we find the additions less well built than the original nuraghe; and it is often clear from the careful work at points where it was necessary that the lack of finer construction was often simply economy of labour.Advertisement
The lint is held by the roughness of the roller, and the blade of the knife or beater readily detaches the seed from the lint; the seed falls through a grid, while the lint passes over the roller to the other side of the machine.
They are the outcome of factors such as water depth and seabed roughness affecting frictional forces.
Even experienced coaster fanatics registered complaints about the ride's painful roughness, and many injury reports were logged even if they were eventually dismissed.
The roughness of the exterior fabric is the cause for this rustling noise.
And if a man is wearing close fitting trousers, or trousers made of wool that has some roughness, the longer boxers will prevent chafing and itching.Advertisement
It has been found impossible to afforest them on account of the roughness of the sea-air, and the wash from their bluffs into the harbour has involved large expense in the erection of sea-walls.
The minor third a/c" with 88 beats per second shows scarcely any roughness, and when the beats rise to 132 per second the result is no longer unpleasant.
Having gained the saddle, the rider should adjust the stirrups to the proper length, depending on the kind of riding, the length of his leg and the roughness of the horse's trot.
In wind-fertilized plants the flowers are comparatively inconspicuous and devoid of much attraction for insects; and their pollen is smoother and smaller, and better adapted for transport by the wind, than that of insectfertilized plants, the roughness of which adapts it for attachment to the bodies of insects.
Indeed, the velocity must be far greater than this where the edge or corner of one lump touches the side of another, and the only room for the passage of this enormous quantity of gas is that left by the roughness and irregularity of the individual lumps.Advertisement
They are occasionally adulterated with the leaves of Inula Conyza, ploughman's spikenard, which may be distinguished by their greater roughness, their less divided margins, and their odour when rubbed; also with the leaves of Symphytum officinale, comfrey, and of Verbascum Thapsus, great mullein, which unlike those of the foxglove have woolly upper and under surfaces.
Halifax, however, concludes by desiring to moderate the roughness of his picture by emphasizing the excellence of his intellect and memory and his mechanical talent, by deprecating a too censorious judgment and by dwelling upon the disadvantages of his bringing up, the difficulties and temptations of his position, and on the fact that his vices were those common to human frailty.
In all that he said and did he was the son of the people, who had not been broken to the usual social and academic discipline; hence his roughness, his one-sidedness, and his exaggerations; but he is always vigorous, and often brilliant and original.
This resistance is due to the roughness of the surfaces; the minute projections upon each enter more or less into the minute depressions on the other, and when motion occurs these roughnesses must either be worn off, or continually lifted out of the hollows into which they have fallen, or both, the resistance to motion being in either case quite perceptible and measurable.
For a century the Appalachians were a barrier to the westward expansion of the English colonies; the continuity of the system, the bewildering multiplicity of its succeeding ridges, the tortuous courses and roughness of its transverse passes, a heavy forest and dense undergrowth all conspired to hold the settlers on the seaward-sloping plateaus and coastal plains.
The roughness of much of the country gave a peculiar tone to the strategy of the combatants.
The projecting rods of bronze were then cut away, and the whole finished by rubbing down and polishing over any roughness or defective places.
At midday on the twenty-second of October Pierre was going uphill along the muddy, slippery road, looking at his feet and at the roughness of the way.