noun see ragged

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • raggedness — ragged ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of cloth or clothes) old and torn. 2) wearing ragged clothes. 3) rough or irregular. 4) lacking finish, smoothness, or uniformity. 5) suffering from exhaustion or stress. ● run someone ragged Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • Raggedness — Ragged Rag ged (r[a^]g g[e^]d), a. [From {Rag}, n.] 1. Rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken; as, a ragged coat; a ragged sail. [1913 Webster] 2. Broken with rough edges; having jags; uneven; rough; jagged; as, ragged rocks.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raggedness — See raggedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • raggedness — noun The characteristic of being ragged …   Wiktionary

  • Raggedness — Неровность; шероховатость …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • raggedness — rægɪdnɪs n. shabbiness, state of being tattered and torn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • raggedness — rag·ged·ness …   English syllables

  • raggedness — noun 1. a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven • Syn: ↑roughness • Ant: ↑smoothness (for: ↑roughness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ragged, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Edge raggedness — Зазубренность [пилообразность] края (штриха) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • coarseness — noun 1. language or humor that is down to earth the saltiness of their language was inappropriate self parody and saltiness riddled their core genre • Syn: ↑saltiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑salty (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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