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Coarseness

Billingsgate
site of a London fishmarket, known for foul and abusive language. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 106]
Branghtons, the
Evelina’s rude, coarse cousins. [Br. Lit.: Evelina]
Crawley, Sir Pitt
vulgar aristocrat. [Br. Lit.: Vanity Fair]
Goops
naughty, balloon-headed children. [Am. Lit.: Goops and How To Be Them, Hart, 323]
Neanderthal man
early form of man, Caucasoid and strongly built. [Anthropology: NCE, 1900]
Ochs, Baron
vulgar, lecherous nobleman. [Aust. Opera: R. Strauss, Rosenkavalier, Westerman, 423–425]
Pike
“he expectorates vehemently” [Am. Lit.: At Home and Abroad, Hart, 655]
Tearsheet, Doll
prostitute with vitriolic vocabulary. [Br. Lit.: II Henry IV]
Troglodytes
race of uncivilized cave dwellers. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1103]
xanthium
symbolizes bad manners and rudeness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
Yahoos
loutish, abusive brutes in shape of men. [Br. Lit.: Gulliver’s Travels]
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1985; Soszynski and Kerekes, 1988; Kerekes and Schell, 1995; Wikstrom and Rasmuson, 1998; Schmid and Klingenberg, 2000) have shown that fibre flocculation is a complex function of fibre mass fraction (C), length (L), coarseness ([omega]), stiffness (EI), surface friction coefficient (f), and flow conditions.
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The overall abundance and coarseness of the tempering agent is likely added to mitigate the high shrink-swell capacity inherent in the montmorillonite clays that are prevalent throughout the region.
The fiber length of pulps from small-diameter trees and tops and submerchantable logs sources were similar, but the sawmill residue chips produced fibers with moderately higher fiber length and coarseness.
Measures included improvement of telangiectasias, blotchy pigment, fine wrinkles, skin coarseness, number of actinic keratoses, and treatment-related side effects.
The fiber coarseness is used to distinguish between large-diameter fibers and small-diameter fibers.
We are utterly mortified by the coarseness and insensitivity of such remarks coming from our nation's political leaders.
The fibers also have a coarseness ranging from 6-12 denier and 35-60% by weight, with the thermoplastic fibers com prising a weldable component and a fiber coarseness of three denier.
After the foam forms, a number of quality criteria are monitored and imaged in real time: the height of the foam head, indicating both the potential for foam formation and foam stability; the coarseness of the foam based on bubble size distribution; and its clinging ability.
He expresses the coarseness of our culture with language that is rich in symbols as well as street talk
Temperature fluctuations during storage and distribution lead to excessive coarseness and iciness in ice cream and other frozen desserts.
SlipNot Metal Safety Flooring is available in plating or grating; in steel, stainless and aluminum with varying degrees of surface coarseness.