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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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8] to coarsen the unknowns at each stage of a compatible relaxation coarsening algorithm.
Los Angeles, May 20 -- A timely exposure by the press helped rebuff a nasty boorish Ad campaign to coarsen US politics.
There was none of the bluster which can so often coarsen ensemble tone, even in a work which is so familiar.
THERE is that craven attempt by celebrities and comedians to coarsen or cheapen debate and draw attention to themselves by provoking shock and outrage with crude, offensive or boorish remarks.
Now he is older and more big league, the charming Gallic subversiveness is beginning to coarsen into parody.
This latest version of CosmosWorks, the FEA software, includes enhanced meshing that lets engineers analyze assemblies of thick and thin parts using a combination of solid, shell, and beam meshes, as well as adaptive technology to automatically refine or coarsen mesh, or both.