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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

rough

[rəf]
(lapidary)
An uncut gemstone.
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These values still appear to have room for improvement, since the samples with the roughest copper (samples 3, 4 and 5) consistently underestimated loss.
Daisy-chain webbing makes attaching accessories simple, and the pack will stand up to your roughest treatment thanks to durable YKK coil zippers with handy U-pulls, water-resistant 210-denier nylon mini-ripstop material and a rugged 600-denier reinforced bottom.
Each pull has been carefully designed to stand up to even the roughest working environments.
Operating in one of the roughest parts of Norwich, her great great grand-father and his workers were turning out up to 800 loaves a day.
Due to financing issues, the roughest terrain segment of 35 km has not yet started.
In the roughest neighbourhoods of south LA, he has a terrifying encounter with a 'weaponised' dog, trained to attack on command, and goes on patrol with the Dogman, whose mission is to rescue some of the thousands of stray and feral pit bulls roaming the streets.
Let''s hope she does a better job for the farmers than she did for the poor disabled people who have had the roughest of rides under this government.
Potiphar is given the roughest time: "If it were up to her, she would be the only unfaithful wife in Genesis.
The new rugged laptops have full MIL-STD810G shock and vibration protection, said to provide dependable operation, even with the roughest handling.
Snijders, which is provided in two iterations: the first, roughest sketch as well as an initial revision.
Terry, said: "I am a northern lad from the roughest part of post-war Sunderland.
Dirt-resistant guides and scales allow operation under the roughest of production conditions.