rough in

phrasal verb
roughed in; roughing in; roughs in

Definition of rough in

: to make a rough or unfinished version of (something, such as a design) as the first step in creating the finished version Rough in the lettering on your poster. He roughed in the frame of the new door.

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“Rough in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rough%20in. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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