coarse


coarse

adj \ˈkō(ə)rs, ˈk(ə)rs\

Definition of COARSE

1
: visible to the naked eye or by means of a compound microscope <coarse particles>
2
of a tremor : of wide excursion <a coarse tremor of the extremities>
3
: harsh, raucous, or rough in tone—used of some sounds heard in auscultation in pathological states of the chest <coarse rales>

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