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coarse

1. (of a metal) not refined
2. (of a screw) having widely spaced threads

coarse

[kȯrs]
(materials)
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This growth in the average stencil size is not favorable for parallel communication, thus motivating the need to coarsen aggressively on all multigrid levels.
This is an estimate of the factor of increase in wallclock time to perform the computations for the parallel coarsening, relative to the time to compute the coarse grid if all processors could coarsen independently.
ANTALYA (CyHAN)- Hands and legs of 15 year-old Mahsun E[currency]amgil, who lives in Turkish south-western province of Antalya coarsens continuously as his legs' size reaches to 32 sm.
Using a sequence of such images, the researchers can begin to reconstruct the way in which a foam coarsens as some bubbles enlarge, while others shrink and disappear (SN: 7/29/89, p.
He added: 'It coarsens and brutalises and turns us into voyeurs - some of our worst television is indeed indefensible.
A return to gender issues is seen in an examination of anti-theatricality in novels as a comment on how the theater coarsens women both on the stage and in the audience.
Critics usually charge that pop culture, in seeking the broadest audience possible, appeals to the lowest common denominator and thereby cheapens and coarsens society.
At puberty it coarsens and appears in all the adult places and for, the male, on the face, chest and even the back.
As thyroid hormone levels fall over the following months, skin becomes rough and dry, hair coarsens and mental activity, including concentration and memory, may become impaired.