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Noun1.nubbiness - looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)nubbiness - looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
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It can take various forms--maybe mixing materials, or weaving nylon differently so there's more nubbiness," explained Bangs.
But on a bright day in the right season, dimensions rise in the grain of wood, nubbiness on the sleekest surface; fissures etch themselves on the granite blocks, adding a dignified levity to everything the light splashes against.