make+a+rough+sketch+of

  • 1rough — [[t]rʌ̱f[/t]] ♦♦♦ rougher, roughest, roughs, roughing, roughed 1) ADJ GRADED If a surface is rough, it is uneven and not smooth. His hands were rough and calloused, from years of karate practice... Grace made her way slowly across the rough… …

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  • 2rough — [ruf] adj. [ME ruh, rugh < OE ruh, akin to Ger rauh < IE * reuk < base * reu , to tear, tear out (> RUG, ROTTEN): prob. basic sense “hairy, woolly”] 1. a) not smooth or level; having bumps, projections, etc.; uneven [a rough surface]… …

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  • 3Rough for Radio II — is a radio play by Samuel Beckett. It was written in French in 1961 as Pochade radiophonique and published in Minuit 16, November 1975. Beckett translated the work into English shortly before its broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 13th April 1976.… …

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  • 4sketch — n. drawing 1) to draw, make a sketch 2) a composite sketch 3) a rough sketch short essay 4) a brief, thumbnail sketch 5) a biographical sketch * * * [sketʃ] make a sketch thumbnail sketch [ drawing ] to draw [ short essay ] a brief a bio …

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  • 5sketch — 1. noun 1) a sketch of the proposed design Syn: (preliminary) drawing, outline; diagram, design, plan; informal rough 2) she gave a rough sketch of what had happened Syn: outline, brief description, rundown, main points, thumbnail sket …

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  • 6rough — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 a having an uneven or irregular surface, not smooth or level or polished. b Tennis applied to the side of a racket from which the twisted gut projects. 2 (of ground, country, etc.) having many bumps, obstacles, etc. 3… …

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  • 7sketch — sketch1 [ sketʃ ] noun count * 1. ) a drawing made quickly that does not have many details: Draw a rough sketch of the dog. I do a few sketches of the design first. 2. ) a short funny scene performed within a longer show: SKIT: She toured Europe… …

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  • 8sketch */ — I UK [sketʃ] / US noun [countable] Word forms sketch : singular sketch plural sketches 1) a drawing made quickly that does not have many details Draw a rough sketch of the dog. I do a few sketches of the design first. 2) theatre a short funny… …

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  • 9rough in — verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form • Syn: ↑rough, ↑rough out • Hypernyms: ↑prepare • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * transitive verb : to install in a b …

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  • 10sketch — I. n. Outline, drawing, delineation, plan, skeleton, rough draught, first draught, design in outline. II. v. a. 1. Draw (in outline), chalk out, make a rough draught of, design, draught. 2. Depict, delineate, represent, portray, paint …

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  • 11sketch´er — sketch «skehch», noun, verb. –n. 1. a rough, quickly done drawing, painting, clay model, or design: »The artist made many sketches in pencil before painting the portrait. 2. an outline; plan: »Give me a sketch of his career. SYNONYM(S): draft,… …

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  • 12Rough for Theatre I — is a one act theatrical sketch by Samuel Beckett. Also known simply as Theatre I it began life originally in French in the late fifties as Fragment de théâtre and was later translated into English by Beckett himself. The first production was at… …

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  • 13rough — rough, roughen Rough is used as a verb chiefly in the expressions to rough it (= do without basic comforts), to rough out (= to make a sketch of), to rough up (= to attack). Otherwise the verb from rough, meaning ‘to make or become rough’ is… …

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  • 14sketch — [skech] n. [earlier schitz < Du schets < It schizzo < L schedium, extempore poem < Gr schedios, extempore, sudden < schein, to hold: see SCHEME] 1. a simple, rough drawing or design, done rapidly and without much detail 2. a brief… …

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  • 15Rough — Rough, v. t. 1. To render rough; to roughen. [1913 Webster] 2. To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes. Crabb. [1913 Webster] 3. To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch. [1913… …

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  • 16Rough for Radio I — is a short radio play by Samuel Beckett, written in French in 1961 and first published in Minuit 5 in September 1973 as Esquisse radiophinique . Its first English publication as Sketch for Radio Play was in Stereo Headphones 7 (spring 1976). It… …

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  • 17sketch — ► NOUN 1) a rough or unfinished drawing or painting. 2) a short humorous play or performance. 3) a brief written or spoken account or description. ► VERB 1) make a sketch of. 2) give a brief account or general outline of. DERIVA …

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  • 18rough something in — rough (something) in to begin the first work on something. First the plumber roughed in the drain pipe and water pipes. Make a sketch, rough it in, and then add the details …

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  • 19rough in — rough (something) in to begin the first work on something. First the plumber roughed in the drain pipe and water pipes. Make a sketch, rough it in, and then add the details …

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  • 20sketch — sketcher, n. sketchingly, adv. sketchlike, adj. /skech/, n. 1. a simply or hastily executed drawing or painting, esp. a preliminary one, giving the essential features without the details. 2. a rough design, plan, or draft, as of a book. 3. a… …

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