Roughen - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrʌfn|  American pronunciation of the word roughen
Brit.  |ˈrʌf(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word roughen

verb

- make rough or rougher

roughen the surfaces so they will stick to each other

Examples

Roughen the surface with a file before you apply the glue.

Her hands were roughened by years of hard work.

Age caused his skin to roughen.

roughen the surfaces so they will stick to each other

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: roughen
he/she/it: roughens
present participle: roughening
past tense: roughened
past participle: roughened
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