rough sketch

  • 1 rough sketch — index contour (outline) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 rough sketch — Synonyms and related words: acid test, assay, blank determination, brouillon, criterion, crucial test, crucible, determination, docimasy, essay, feeling out, first draft, kiteflying, ordeal, probation, proof, rough draft, sounding out, standard,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 3 rough sketch — general idea, basic outline without a lot of detail …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 rough — [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]… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Rough 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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  • 6 sketch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. draw, outline, block out, rough in; state briefly; draft, chart, map. See representation, form, painting, plan. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A drawing or plan] Syn. portrayal, picture, draft, design,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 7 sketch — 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 …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 8 rough — rough1 W3S2 [rʌf] adj comparative rougher superlative roughest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not smooth)¦ 2¦(not exact)¦ 3¦(problems/difficulties)¦ 4¦(not gentle)¦ 5¦(town/area etc)¦ 6¦(weather/sea)¦ 7¦(voice/sound)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 rough — 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… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 sketch — 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 …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 sketch — 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… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 rough — 1 /rVf/ adjective 1 NOT SMOOTH having an uneven surface: Her hands were rough from hard work. | A rough track led to the farm. | rough grass opposite smooth 1 (1) 2 NOT EXACT not exact or not containing many details approximate: This is just a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 sketch — sketch1 [sketʃ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Dutch; Origin: schets, from Italian schizzo, from schizzare to splash ] 1.) a simple, quickly made drawing that does not show much detail sketch of ▪ Cantor drew a rough sketch of his apartment on a napkin. 2 …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 rough — [[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… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 sketch */ — 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… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 rough draft — Synonyms and related words: acid test, assay, black and white, blank determination, brouillon, cartoon, charcoal, charcoal drawing, chiaroscuro, crayon, criterion, crucial test, crucible, delineation, design, determination, diagram, docimasy,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 Rough 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… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 sketch — [n] drawing, outline account, adumbration, aperçu, blueprint, cartoon, chart, compendium, configuration, copy, delineation, depiction, description, design, diagram, digest, doodle, draft, figuration, figure, form, illustration, likeness,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 19 Sketch — Sketch, n. [D. schets, fr. It. schizzo a sketch, a splash (whence also F. esquisse; cf. {Esquisse}.); cf. It. schizzare to splash, to sketch.] An outline or general delineation of anything; a first rough or incomplete draught or plan of any… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 sketch´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,… …

    Useful english dictionary