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coarser

[′kȯrs·ər]
(mathematics)
A partition P of a set is coarser than another partition Q of the same set if each member of Q is a subset of a member of P.
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But Beaufort understood every turn of her dialect, and spoke it fluently: his view of life, his tone, his attitude, were merely a coarser reflection of those revealed in Count Olenski's letter.
He appeared to have the same independence of thought, the same bohemianism, but he had an infinitely more vivacious temperament; his mind was coarser, and he had not that interest in the abstract which made Cronshaw's conversation so captivating.
Trifles which women of a coarser moral fiber would have passed over without notice, were causes of downright agony to that exquisitely sensitive temperament.
When he blew this bugle, four-and-twenty other gentlemen of inferior rank, in Lincoln green a little coarser, and russet boots with a little thicker soles, turned out directly: and away galloped the whole train, with spears in their hands like lacquered area railings, to hunt down the boars, or perhaps encounter a bear: in which latter case the baron killed him first, and greased his whiskers with him afterwards.
Her sister, Mary, was several years older, several inches taller, and of a larger, coarser build - a plain, quiet, sensible girl, who had patiently nursed their mother, through her last long, tedious illness, and been the housekeeper, and family drudge, from thence to the present time.
It was followed by a coarser expression; or one that had the effect of coarseness on the fine mould and outline of his countenance, because there was nothing intellectual to temper it.
Micawber to my aunt, 'if you will allow me, ma'am, to cull a figure of speech from the vocabulary of our coarser national sports - floors me.
Summary: It is worth trying some of the bolder and coarser laces that actually feel more gothic than girlie
It highlights the major benefits of coarse particle flotation, which include reduced energy and media consumption, greater mill throughput, increased copper recovery, coarser tailings and improved water recovery.
These prices are in stark contrast to those for coarser fibre, with Swaledale wool forecast to make around 40p/kg, Blackface 61p/kg and Welsh wool 45p/kg - the same as the 2015 prices.
Runner beans are stronger and bigger - pods are coarser but prolific.
The coarser sieve is making its debut, and using it also changes the way the treated sample is dropped into an inlet port for laboratory analysis inside the rover.