coarse setting

coarse setting

[′kȯrs ′sed·iŋ]
(ordnance)
Preliminary adjustment of a sight in laying a gun, made first on the main scale; then the fine setting is made on the associated scale of smaller graduations.
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Use a pepper grinder on a coarse setting to grind the peppercorns, then spread over a plate.
Selectable electro-hydraulic mapping allows adjusting implement response to fine, normal, or coarse settings to match operator preferences and to tailor the machine to individual applications.
Make sure the grinder has very fine settings, but also very coarse settings.