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rough·age

 (rŭf′ĭj)
n.
1. See fiber.
2. Any rough or coarse material.

roughage

(ˈrʌfɪdʒ)
n
1. (Physiology) the coarse indigestible constituents of food or fodder, which provide bulk to the diet and promote normal bowel function. See also dietary fibre
2. (Cookery) the coarse indigestible constituents of food or fodder, which provide bulk to the diet and promote normal bowel function. See also dietary fibre
3. any rough or coarse material

rough•age

(ˈrʌf ɪdʒ)

n.
2. rough or coarse material.
3. any coarse, rough food for livestock.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roughage - coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrientsroughage - coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
bran - food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
Translations
النُّخالَه تُؤْكَلُ لِتَسْهيل الهَضْم
vláknina
fiberrig kost
grófmeti
nestráviteľné látky
selülozlu besin

roughage

[ˈrʌfɪdʒ] N (for animals) → forraje m; (for people) → alimentos mpl ricos en fibra

roughage

[ˈrʌfɪdʒ] nfibres fpl diététiquesrough and ready rough-and-ready adj
[accommodation, method] → rudimentaire
[person] → frusterough-and-tumble [ˌrʌfənˈtʌmbəl] rough and tumble
n
(= rough play) → chahut m
[politics, life, business] → tumulte m

roughage

nBallaststoffe pl

roughage

[ˈrʌfɪdʒ] nfibre fpl

rough

(raf) adjective
1. not smooth. Her skin felt rough.
2. uneven. a rough path.
3. harsh; unpleasant. a rough voice; She's had a rough time since her husband died.
4. noisy and violent. rough behaviour.
5. stormy. The sea was rough; rough weather.
6. not complete or exact; approximate. a rough drawing; a rough idea/estimate.
noun
1. a violent bully. a gang of roughs.
2. uneven or uncultivated ground on a golf course. I lost my ball in the rough.
ˈroughly adverb
ˈroughness noun
ˈroughage (-fidʒ) noun
substances in food, eg bran or fibre, which help digestion.
ˈroughen verb
to make or become rough. The sea roughened as the wind rose.
rough diamond
a person of fine character but rough manners.
ˌrough-and-ˈready adjective
1. not carefully made or finished, but good enough. a rough-and-ready meal.
2. (of people) friendly enough but without politeness etc.
ˌrough-and-ˈtumble noun
friendly fighting between children etc.
rough it
to live for a period of time without the comforts or conveniences of modern life. They roughed it in the jungles for two months.
rough out
to draw or explain roughly. I roughed out a diagram; He roughed out his plan.

roughage

n fibra
References in periodicals archive ?
Once the urge to eat strikes, there is an adjacent restaurant with not too greasy food but enough roughage from fresh vegetables to start your meal.
Delivery includes: - concentrated fodder - grain maize - 25 tons, To be delivered to the contracting authority, The bulk of which should be in bulk, Packed in sacks and be with the country of origin of bulgaria or the european union, - juicy fodder - apples - 3 tons, - roughage - alfalfa - 300 kg, - stone salt - 100 kg.
Effect of concentrate to roughage ratios on duration and frequencies rumination and chewing in hanwoo steers.
Positive correlation between milk production and the amount of roughage usage, and negative correlation between milk production and labor force usage were found.
The fire was localized on Wednesday at noon, but the final shutdown of the flames, which covered over 200 tons of roughage - lucerne and hay bales, takes longer, said the Plovdiv fire brigade.
Thus, this study aimed to evaluate the existing correlations between the performance and feeding behavior of feed lot lambs fed without roughage diet.
Materials and Methods: Twelve sheep with body weight ranged from 18-20 kg were selected, half were male and all fed on ration constitute 70% concentrate and 30% Roughage diet.
The opportunity cost of capital invested was obtained by the sum of operating expenses (feeder cattle purchase, health control, roughage, concentrate, labor and additional expenses) for the period corresponding to the number of months stipulated for each slaughter weight.
PROTECT YOU | Physical activity | Eating vegetables and lots of roughage Any kind of physical activity is good PROBABLY PROTECT YOU | Eating foods containing carotenoids, fibre flavonoids and lignans (plant nutrients) | High folic acid intake | Eating low GI (glycaemic index) carbs | Low alcohol intake | Not being overweight | Low intake of red meat | Avoiding overcooked or processed meat | Not smoking | Diet low in saturated (animal) fat Regularly eating fruit and vegetables is essential POSSIBLY PROTECT YOU Eating cereals and foods containing Vitamins C, D, E | ||coffee ||low calorie intake Even a cup of coffee might help
Roughage feeder, semi-automatic concentrate feeder, ladder double-story "bunk", ladder walking "bridge" and wood block were placed in structured environment (Figure 1).
3Get roughage Improve and control blood sugar levels by increasing your fibre intake.
While wheat bran and other roughage could irritate the intestinal tract, okra cleanses and soothes the colon.