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unsmooth

(ʌnˈsmuːð)
adj
coarse or unrefined
vb (tr)
to ruffle (something); to remove smoothness from (something)
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Adj.1.unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
uneven - not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"
unironed, wrinkled - (of linens or clothes) not ironed; "a pile of unironed laundry"; "wore unironed jeans"
unpolished - not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing; "dull unpolished shoes"
irregular - contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"
coarse, harsh - of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
nonslippery - not slippery; not likely to slip or skid
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Tomorrow ere fresh Morning streak the East With first approach of light, we must be ris'n, And at our pleasant labour, to reform Yon flourie Arbors, yonder Allies green, Our walks at noon, with branches overgrown, That mock our scant manuring, and require More hands then ours to lop thir wanton growth: Those Blossoms also, and those dropping Gumms, That lie bestrowne unsightly and unsmooth, Ask riddance, if we mean to tread with ease; Mean while, as Nature wills, Night bids us rest.
As these traditional packs do little in terms of patient comfort, especially patient is forced to breathe through mouth, they often result in an unsmooth recovery from anaesthesia, disturbance in sleep and distress.
After optimization, the unsmooth periods are eliminated, and the lengths of the launching phases are shortened slightly.
Nevertheless, the logistics education development in our country is unsmooth due to the late start time, incomplete education system and little attention paid on the practice.
An experienced film reviewer would not neglect the unsmooth awkwardness of the shifts in the film.
It introduces HONN group models and adaptive HONNs, which can simulate not only nonlinear data, but also discontinuous and unsmooth nonlinear data.
Until then, Horatio highlights the unsmooth struggle between actor and text.
However, some common problems, such as long startup delay and unsmooth playback, seriously restrict user's experience on live streaming.
Upper gastroenterography showed that a large area of patchy shadows on the right chest, upper esophagus was expanded, with an unsmooth inner wall.
Cystoscopy revealed an unsmooth, congested and inflamed bladder mucosa.
The surface quality of both solid PC-AC-S and foamed PC-AC-W parts are unsmooth, and the AC powder particles appear on the surface of the parts as shown in Fig.
In a direct challenge to pervasive notions of who is presented and how within the media, the artist offers us photographs reminiscent of commercial beauty portraiture, but ones that display her aging, unsmooth (and unretouched) body, exhibiting with unabashed verve the facial hair sprouting from her chin in Beauty at a Proper Distance/In Song, 2001-2002.