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roughness Sentence Examples

  • Any roughness was levelled by polishing with ivory or a smooth shell.

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  • The roughness of the surface of the cavity serves to retard it.

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  • In the school of Wolgemut Diirer learned much, by his own account, but suffered not a little from the roughness of his companions.

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  • It must be observed, however, that the agreement is rather more perfect than the comparative roughness of the method would appear to warrant.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The roughness of much of the country gave a peculiar tone to the strategy of the combatants.

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  • The projecting rods of bronze were then cut away, and the whole finished by rubbing down and polishing over any roughness or defective places.

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  • The roughness of much of the country gave a peculiar tone to the strategy of the combatants.

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  • The projecting rods of bronze were then cut away, and the whole finished by rubbing down and polishing over any roughness or defective places.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • In complete human albinoes, albinism is correlated, in addition to nystagmus, with a peculiar roughness of the skin, making it harsh to the touch.

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  • 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.

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  • In complete human albinoes, albinism is correlated, in addition to nystagmus, with a peculiar roughness of the skin, making it harsh to the touch.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 19; but this would probably recover less heat than the continuous system, first, because it transfers the heat from flame to metal indirectly instead of directly; and, second, because the brickwork of the Siemens system is probably a poorer heat-catcher than the iron billets of the continuous system, because its disadvantages of low conductivity and low specific heat probably outweigh its advantages of roughness and porosity.

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  • 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.

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  • This original is lost, and A - as its roughness of form shows - is nearest to it; all other MSS., including B and C, are expansions of A.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and dark spots and smoothing out skin roughness.

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  • Added botanicals wipe out roughness, counter irritation and build up strength and resilience.

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  • Keywords: ATMOSPHERE, ROUGHNESS, SPEED, TERRAIN, WIND Strong winds in the atmospheric boundary layer.

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  • We consider random discrete dopants, trapped charges, atomic-scale interface roughness, and line edge roughness as sources of intrinsic parameter fluctuations.

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  • These variations result in spatially variable surface roughness patterns which are detectable on SAR imagery.

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  • Oilatum Bath Emollient reduces skin roughness and scaling, soothes irritation and itching, rehydrates the skin, and helps protect against further drying.

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  • urban meteorology: urban heat island, adjustment to urban roughness.

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  • seabed roughness affecting frictional forces.

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  • substratum surface roughness on the retention of microorganisms.

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  • Abrasive Wear Wear between two surfaces in relative motion due to particles (three body) or surface roughness (two body ).

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  • terrain roughness changes near the site which have an important effect on the length scales.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Any roughness was levelled by polishing with ivory or a smooth shell.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The roughness of the surface of the cavity serves to retard it.

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  • 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.

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  • career at camp and court, however, was a somewhat chequered one, owing to the roughness of his manner and the keenness of his criticisms, which made him many enemies and severely tried the king's patience.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 19; but this would probably recover less heat than the continuous system, first, because it transfers the heat from flame to metal indirectly instead of directly; and, second, because the brickwork of the Siemens system is probably a poorer heat-catcher than the iron billets of the continuous system, because its disadvantages of low conductivity and low specific heat probably outweigh its advantages of roughness and porosity.

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  • 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.

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  • In the school of Wolgemut Diirer learned much, by his own account, but suffered not a little from the roughness of his companions.

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  • It must be observed, however, that the agreement is rather more perfect than the comparative roughness of the method would appear to warrant.

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  • 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.

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  • This original is lost, and A - as its roughness of form shows - is nearest to it; all other MSS., including B and C, are expansions of A.

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  • They are the outcome of factors such as water depth and seabed roughness affecting frictional forces.

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  • The effect of substratum surface roughness on the retention of microorganisms.

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  • Abrasive Wear Wear between two surfaces in relative motion due to particles (three body) or surface roughness (two body).

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  • In practice there are often terrain roughness changes near the site which have an important effect on the length scales.

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  • Early movie roles for Bateman included Teen Wolf Too (1987), Necessary Roughness (1991) and Breaking the Rules (1992).

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  • They are made from an impact resistant material that can handle a lot of roughness, and children are famous for being tough on sunglasses.

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  • Even experienced coaster fanatics registered complaints about the ride's painful roughness, and many injury reports were logged even if they were eventually dismissed.

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  • The roughness of the exterior fabric is the cause for this rustling noise.

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  • Cheaper satin will have a slight roughness to it and frayed edges will show at the seam.

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  • 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.

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