Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having coarse or rough teeth, as a file designed for rough work.
  • noun A coarse file.
  • noun A roughing-cut; the first cut taken on a piece of work by a machine-tool; a coarse or heavy cut to remove superfluous metal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
  • adjective of stone or timber; shaped roughly without finishing

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Examples

  • She settled herself in front of a rough-cut block of scarred marble, green with moss, chipped at one corner.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Harry suggested we use two-inch-thick rough-cut planks cut with a slight taper to suggest pièce-sur-pièce construction, using a third of the material and less heavy labor.

    Bird Cloud

  • I can't comment on the "previously on," having previewed the episode on a rough-cut screener.

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  • Armour clattering and grating on the rough-cut rock walls, they jog through the cool tunnel towards the Persian mine.

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  • Harry suggested we use two-inch-thick rough-cut planks cut with a slight taper to suggest pièce-sur-pièce construction, using a third of the material and less heavy labor.

    Bird Cloud

  • UNCUT Edges that are rough-cut, rather than being neatly trimmed by the binders.

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  • Harry suggested we use two-inch-thick rough-cut planks cut with a slight taper to suggest pièce-sur-pièce construction, using a third of the material and less heavy labor.

    Bird Cloud

  • Harry suggested we use two-inch-thick rough-cut planks cut with a slight taper to suggest pièce-sur-pièce construction, using a third of the material and less heavy labor.

    Bird Cloud

  • For £5, I got a slice of dense, rough-cut, seriously piggy pork pie the size of my outstretched hand and as deep as my index finger, alongside a pile of decent, fluffy skin-on chips.

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  • She settled herself in front of a rough-cut block of scarred marble, green with moss, chipped at one corner.

    Earl of Durkness

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