asperity

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Roughness as of stone or weather
A part of a geological fault line that does not move. Earthquakes begin and end at asperities
Something that is harsh and hard to endure
Harshness, as of temper

Go, ribald, get you henceTo your cabin with celerity.This is the consequenceOf ill-advised asperity!.

harshness or roughness of temper
{n} roughness of objects, or of temper
Roughness to the taste; sourness; tartness
An area on a fault that is stuck
A small imperfection or irregularity in the surface of magnetic tape Some gross imperfections can be visible on inspection of the tape, but most are not Asperities are numerous in all tapes and produce asperity noise, heard as a sort of low frequency rumble, in tape-recorded signals
harshness of manner something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters
harshness of manner
If you say something with asperity, you say it impatiently and severely. `I told you Preskel had no idea,' remarked Kemp with some asperity. = sharpness. if you speak with asperity, you say something in a way that is rough or severe, showing that you are feeling impatient (aspreté, from aspre )
{i} vulgarity, coarseness; harshness, roughness
something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
Moral roughness; roughness of manner; severity; crabbedness; harshness; opposed to mildness
Roughness of surface; unevenness; opposed to smoothness
Sharpness; disagreeableness; difficulty
Roughness or harshness of sound; that quality which grates upon the ear; raucity
asper
Any one of several small coins, circulated around the eastern Mediterranean area from the 12th to 17th centuries

And for ten Aspers you shall daily finde some amongst them, that will give themselves a deepe gash with a Scimitarie, either in their armes or thighes.

asper
{n} a Turkish coin, near 2 cents
asper
{a} rough
asper
A Turkish money of account (formerly a coin), of little value; the 120th part of a piaster
asper
20 aspers equal 1 kuru
asper
The rough breathing; a mark (&asper;) placed over an initial vowel sound or over ρ to show that it is aspirated, that is, pronounced with h before it; thus "ws, pronounced hōs, "rh`twr, pronounced hrā"tōr
asper
{i} ancient silver coin of Turkey and Egypt
asper
Rough; rugged; harsh; bitter; stern; fierce
asper
{s} stiff, inflexible; rude; clumsy
asper
Rough or harsh; severe, stern, serious
asperities
plural of asperity
asperities
The three-dimensional irregularities forming the surface of an irregular stone (or rock) subject to wear and rounding during attraction
asperities
microscopic projections on metal surfaces resulting from normal surface-finishing processes
asperities
Microscopic projections on metal surfaces resulting from normal surface-finishing processes Interference between opposing asperities in sliding or rolling applications is a source of friction, and can lead to metal welding and scoring Ideally, the lubricating film between two moving surfaces should be thicker than the combined height of the opposing asperities
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