Definition of Roughening

1. Verb. (present participle of roughen) ¹



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Definition of Roughening

1. roughen [v] - See also: roughen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughening

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roughcaster
roughcasters
roughcasting
roughcasts
roughdrawn
roughdried
roughdries
roughdry
roughdrying
roughed
roughed up
roughen
roughen up
roughened
roughening (current term)
roughens
rougher
roughers
roughest
roughhead
roughheads
roughhew
roughhewed
roughhewer
roughhewers
roughhewing
roughhewn
roughhews
roughhouse

Literary usage of Roughening

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1. Medical diagnosis: With Special Reference to Practical Medicine : a Guide to by Jacob Mendes Da Costa (1876)
"... the lung-texture, and leaves the bronchial tubes intact: a large accumulation compresses everything; it Friction sound. Fio. 27. roughening of the ..."

2. Food Industries: An Elementary Text-book on the Production and Manufacture by Hermann Theodore Vulté, Sadie Bird Vanderbilt (1916)
"roughening Burr-Stones. (Courtesy of the Washburn-Crosby Co.) With the invention of the middling purifier, "high milling" or the gradual reduction process ..."

3. Exotic Conchology: Or, Figures and Descriptions of Rare, Beautiful, Or by William Swainson (1841)
"... roughening the lower portion of its volutions. The outer lip furnished above with a rounded lobe and striated within ; the pillar rich brown and the ..."

4. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"At the same time that peculiar roughening of the skin takes place, which has been designated as ... roughening ..."

5. Reinforced Concrete Construction in Theory and Practice: An Elementary by Henry Adams, Ernest Romney Matthews (1911)
"roughening a Concrete Surface.—It is occasionally required that the finished surface of a floor shall present a roughened appearance. ..."

6. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells (1867)
"... position directly the reverse of those produced by corrosion. pose, cither by a slight artificial corrosion or by roughening the surface of the crystals ..."

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