Definition of Roughness

Roughness n. means: The quality or state of being rough.

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Roughness n. means: The quality or state of being rough.

Meaning of Roughness

Roughness (n.) means: The quality or state of being rough.

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Asperity (n.): Moral roughness; roughness of manner; severity; crabbedness; harshness; -- opposed to mildness.

Wrinkle (n.): hence, any roughness; unevenness.

Salebrosity (n.): Roughness or ruggedness.

Scabredity (n.): Roughness; ruggedness.

Roughness (n.): The quality or state of being rough.

Scaliness (n.): The state of being scaly; roughness.

Asperity (n.): Roughness to the taste; sourness; tartness.

Shagginess (n.): The quality or state of being shaggy; roughness; shaggedness.

Soft (adv.): Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly.

Asperity (n.): Roughness of surface; unevenness; -- opposed to smoothness.

Horror (n.): A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement.

Crizzel (n.): A kind of roughness on the surface of glass, which clouds its transparency.

Asperity (n.): Roughness or harshness of sound; that quality which grates upon the ear; raucity.

Brusqueness (n.): Quality of being brusque; roughness joined with promptness; bluntness.

Rude (superl.): Characterized by roughness; umpolished; raw; lacking delicacy or refinement; coarse.

Evenly (adv.): With an even, level, or smooth surface; without roughness, elevations, or depression; uniformly; equally; comfortably; impartially; serenely.

Depression (n.): A falling in of the surface; a sinking below its true place; a cavity or hollow; as, roughness consists in little protuberances and depressions.

Oxtongue (n.): A name given to several plants, from the shape and roughness of their leaves; as, Anchusa officinalis, a kind of bugloss, and Helminthia echioides, both European herbs.

Inclemency (n.): Physical severity or harshness (commonly in respect to the elements or weather); roughness; storminess; rigor; severe cold, wind, rain, or snow.

Crabbed (n.): Characterized by harshness or roughness; unpleasant; -- applied to things; as, a crabbed taste.

Huskiness (n.): Roughness of sound; harshness; hoarseness; as, huskiness of voice.

Hoarseness (n.): Harshness or roughness of voice or sound, due to mucus collected on the vocal cords, or to swelling or looseness of the cords.

Coarseness (n.): The quality or state of being coarse; roughness; inelegance; vulgarity; grossness; as, coarseness of food, texture, manners, or language.

Mezzotint (n.): A manner of engraving on copper or steel by drawing upon a surface previously roughened, and then removing the roughness in places by scraping, burnishing, etc., so as to produce the requisite light and shade. Also, an engraving so produced.

Grain (n.): The composite particles of any substance; that arrangement of the particles of any body which determines its comparative roughness or hardness; texture; as, marble, sugar, sandstone, etc., of fine grain.

Smooth (superl.): Having an even surface, or a surface so even that no roughness or points can be perceived by the touch; not rough; as, smooth glass; smooth porcelain.

Shagreen (n.): A kind of untanned leather prepared in Russia and the East, from the skins of horses, asses, and camels, and grained so as to be covered with small round granulations. This characteristic surface is produced by pressing small seeds into the grain or hair side when moist, and afterward, when dry, scraping off the roughness left between them, and then, by soaking, causing the portions of the skin which had been compressed or indented by the seeds to swell up into relief. It is used for covering small cases and boxes.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Roughness

Meaning of Breakwater

Breakwater means: 1. A harbour breakwater is used to prevent the roughness of the sea outside the harbour from affecting the waters within. 2. A part of a ship's structure, usually located on the bow, and is used to divert a breaking sea.

Meaning of Asperity

Asperity means: Moral roughness; roughness of manner; severity; crabbedness; harshness; -- opposed to mildness.

Meaning of Wrinkle

Wrinkle means: hence, any roughness; unevenness.

Meaning of Salebrosity

Salebrosity means: Roughness or ruggedness.

Meaning of Scabredity

Scabredity means: Roughness; ruggedness.

Meaning of Roughness

Roughness means: The quality or state of being rough.

Meaning of Scaliness

Scaliness means: The state of being scaly; roughness.

Meaning of Asperity

Asperity means: Roughness to the taste; sourness; tartness.

Meaning of Shagginess

Shagginess means: The quality or state of being shaggy; roughness; shaggedness.

Meaning of Soft

Soft means: Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly.

Meaning of Asperity

Asperity means: Roughness of surface; unevenness; -- opposed to smoothness.

Meaning of Horror

Horror means: A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement.

Meaning of Crizzel

Crizzel means: A kind of roughness on the surface of glass, which clouds its transparency.

Meaning of Asperity

Asperity means: Roughness or harshness of sound; that quality which grates upon the ear; raucity.

Meaning of Brusqueness

Brusqueness means: Quality of being brusque; roughness joined with promptness; bluntness.

Meaning of Rude

Rude means: Characterized by roughness; umpolished; raw; lacking delicacy or refinement; coarse.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Ambury

Ambury means: A soft tumor or bloody wart on horses or oxen.

Meaning of Catechetically

Catechetically means: In a catechetical manner; by question and answer.

Meaning of Roll

Roll means: A quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon.

Meaning of Sultriness

Sultriness means: The quality or state of being sultry.

Meaning of Unkindliness

Unkindliness means: Unkindness.

Slang words and meanings

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COLLYWOBBLES means: Collywobbles is slang for an upset stomach; a feeling of nervousness.

Meaning of Buppie

Buppie means: A (young) black upwardly professional person. Like yuppie, but refers to blacks.

Meaning of flooholic

flooholic means: lavish

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