from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the state of being jagged
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. something irregular like a bump on or crack in a smooth surface.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being jagged or denticulated; unevenness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. something irregular like a bump or crack in a smooth surface
Their form is shard-like: all harsh angles with a jaggedness that evokes crystals or canyon rock formations.
Observed sufficiently closely, shorelines were almost intractably irregular, with a small-scale jaggedness that defied any simple depiction or measurement.
I felt the smoothness and the contrasting jaggedness of the crucifix across my palm and brooded over the agonizing pain and misery the Son of God suffered on my behalf.
The paragraph break emphasizes the jaggedness of the narrative leap — and, perhaps equally important from a submission perspective, renders the plot twist easier for a skimming eye to catch.
It would be interesting to have someone do a study of the relative jaggedness or temporal compression of poll shifts today versus 30 years ago.
Besides the thumb, the brush/cutout/jaggedness on her left/our right arm....
No amount of virtual connectivity will ever suffice, either, because face-to-face interaction provides things that online conversation can never deliver: touch, the complex emotional valences of expression and smell, inflection or tone of voice, the awkward but essential jaggedness of being present in the world.
Its low resolution showed jaggedness along edges and only fair color reproduction.
And by this, we were come almost unto the fire-hole; and immediately, I saw that I knew the place, for there went upward beside the fire, a great jaggedness of rock, that I had seen upon mine upward way.
I mean something more: there's a powerful unfinished jaggedness in the weft and warp of the piece; a quality a writer can only achieve by forcing the writing at pressure, not spending too much time blotting the words.