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rough

1. a sketch or preliminary piece of artwork
2. the rough Golf the part of the course bordering the fairways where the grass is untrimmed
3. Tennis Squash Badminton the side of a racket on which the binding strings form an uneven line
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rough

[rəf]
(lapidary)
An uncut gemstone.
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This work discusses the disordered nano-pillar roughened Si surface with pillar-height dependent divergence of reflection beam and reduction of polarization ratio, which are analyzed and elucidated by using a multiple scattering model based on the Ewald-Oseen extinction theorem numerically derived by Nieto-Vesperinas calculation.
Likewise if surfaces corrode, and rust layers build on the punch surface, powders will begin to stick to the roughened rust layers.
Glass etch as a separate step to lightly roughen (frost) or more aggressively remove glass fibers that may be protruding into the hole due to etch back.
You'll end up with a little rust on steel--not enough to ruin hidden parts like hinge pins or screws, but possibly enough to roughen shiny surfaces.
One potential way of achieving that goal is to roughen the glass to increase the amount of surface area that can hold the proteins.
Specifically, Escalol[R] HP protects the hair from UV-B radiation that can cleave disulfide bonds, decompose tryptophan, roughen hair (a key consumer perceivable signal), and lead to hair breakage.
We carefully roughen surfaces in the test chambers of many rheometers to prevent slippage of the test specimen so that we can get a more accurate measure of viscosity.
Lightly shake to roughen up the edges, then arrange on one of the baking trays in a single layer.
Lightly shake the pan to roughen up their edges, then spread on to the baking tray in a single layer.
Drain the potatoes well then return to the pan and cover, shake the pan to roughen the edges of the potatoes.
Drain well, return to the pan then cover and lightly shake the pan to roughen up the chips' edges.
To prepare the potatoes in advance, peel, parboil and shake to roughen the edges.