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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 ?
Contract awarded for Delivery of roughage and cereals for the municipal zoological garden in warsaw, part ii - supply of pressed hay.
Duration of feeding behaviour measures may vary between individual ruminants of the same feeding type, physiological state, species, forage type, roughage quality, amount of feed allocated and probably the time of day [4].
Long life living plan Drink gallons of water and eat loads of fruit, Munch on plenty of roughage and vegetables at lunch, and don't drink beer or smoke or laze on the couch, exercise regular, to keep trim your pouch, Try not to use the bus or your motor car, Walk wherever you go, as long as it's not too far Keep off the chocolates and things sugar sweet Don't consume too much salt, and eat the best prime meat, A glass of red wine every day as a healthy treat And when you reach 90 you could still be on your feet So, there you have it, a survival long life living plan that should keep you healthy Unfortunately, there is a hitch.
[USPRwire, Wed Apr 10 2019] Demand for the roughage feeds in Africa is expected to remain concentrated for producing meat.
Roughage helps reduce the risk of heart disease and bowel cancer, yet few of us eat enough of it.
Roughage production is one of the greatest hindrances to the dissemination of this technique, as it requires a cultivation area as well as excellent planning.
Addition of Laurel essential oil into whole milk did not cause any significant change in weekly live weight gain (kg), total weaning live weight gain (kg), weekly chest girth measurements (cm), weaning chest girth (cm), dry matter, roughage and concentrate feed consumption (gr), total milk consumption (kg), feed conversion ratio (kg), total cost and unit cost (P>0.05).
"The result that milk from cows grazing outdoors has more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than milk from cows raised indoors on grain is not surprising given cattle have evolved to eat grass or roughage, not grain." -Professor Carlo Leifert, Director of the Centre for Organics Research, Southern Cross University Share on facebook Tweet this
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.
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.