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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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. The coarser settings are helpful when using very oily beans.