Definition of Rough out

1. Verb. Prepare in preliminary or sketchy form.

Exact synonyms: Rough, Rough In
Generic synonyms: Prepare



Definition of Rough out

1. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) to produce (a plan, diagram etc.) in rough ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rough Out

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rough colony
rough cut
rough diamond
rough drawing
rough endoplasmic reticulum
rough fish
rough green snake
rough horsetail
rough horsetails
rough house
rough in
rough line
rough microsome
rough out (current term)
rough pea
rough sledding
rough strain
rough trees
rough trot
rough up
rough up the bullpen
rough water
roughage
roughages
roughback
roughbacks
roughcast

Literary usage of Rough out

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1. The Complete Practical Machinist: Embracing Lathe Work, Vise Work, Drills by Joshua Rose (1876)
"If however, we first rough out the plain part or stem of the rod and then rough out and finish the taper part, we may then fasten the piston head to its ..."

2. The Complete Practical Machinist: Embracing Lathe Work, Vise Work, Drills by Joshua Rose (1894)
"It can be applied to either rough out or finish steel, ... This, therefore, is the position in which the graver is held to rough out the work. Fig. 147. ..."

3. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"The graver can be applied either to rough out or finish steel, wrought iron, ... This, therefore, is the position in which it is held to rough out the work. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"air-agitated Pachuca tanks, where it is treated; first, with recovered zinc sludge from the purification classifiers, to rough out the copper, ..."

5. The Stef√°nsson-Anderson Arctic Expedition of the American Museum by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1914)
"They also rough out the wooden materials for bows intended for sale to men ... While the Bear Lake men have to rough out each piece from the green wood and ..."

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