Definition of Roughing

1. Verb. (present participle of rough) ¹



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Definition of Roughing

1. rough [v] - See also: rough

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughing

roughhead
roughheads
roughhew
roughhewed
roughhewer
roughhewers
roughhewing
roughhewn
roughhews
roughhouse
roughhoused
roughhouses
roughhousing
roughie
roughies
roughing (current term)
roughing up
roughings
roughish
roughishly
roughleg
roughlegs
roughly
roughneck
roughnecked
roughnecking
roughnecks
roughness
roughnesses
roughrider

Literary usage of Roughing

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1. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"His new book, roughing It,1 had had a large advance sale, ... In a different way roughing It is quite as remarkable as The 1 It was Bliss who had given the ..."

2. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"His new book, roughing It,1 had had a large advance sale, ... In a different way roughing It is quite as remarkable as The 1 It was Bliss who had given the ..."

3. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1872)
"roughing IT. By Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens). With Illustrations. Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company. This is a goodly volume, of nearly six ..."

4. Preventive medicine and hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1917)
"Scrubbing or roughing Filters.—Scrubbers are rapid coarse-grained filters through ... Scrubbers, also known as roughing filters, consist of some porous ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"A, First roughing rolls. B, Second ditto, C, Guide rolls for ovals or diamonds. D, Ditto for rounds or squares, £, Driving pinions. Engine, 30 in. ..."

6. Mechanical Engineering and Machine Shop Practice by Stanley Holmes Moore (1908)
"On account of its shape and owing to its being nd with both top and side rake, it easily removes the chip may be used on either roughing or finishing cuts. ..."

7. The Metallurgy of Iron and Steel: Theoretical and Practical: in All Its by Henry Stafford Osborn (1869)
"If the roughing rollers are in such condition as to draw as fast as the squeezer ... roughing Rollers. The shingled blooms are conveyed directly from the ..."

8. Handbook of Small Tools: Comprising Threading Tools, Taps, Dies, Cutters by Erik Oberg (1908)
"In general practice the roughing die is obtained simply by adjusting a regular spring screw die of standard size to cut a certain amount oversize. ..."

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