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mod. alcohol intoxicated. Man, is that chick jagged!
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The objective function that we minimize often has lots of jaggedness, small jumps, and/or deep ridges because of a variety of reasons that have to do with approximations, interpolations, binding constraints, etc.
And the jaggedness of these diverging trends suggests that assuming that a group facing a tax change would have experienced income growth similar to what they had experienced over other years, when taxes did not change, may also be specious.
Rather, the jaggedness, unpredictability, and inward laughter of what we now recognize as a Himesian novelistic poetics derives from its tendency to overwhelm the psychic and social consistency of its characters with the unmistakable idiom of their presentation; Himes's writing divorces the function or meaning of its characters from the vocative quality that distinguishes them.
This is a fairly crude technique and it leads to jaggedness and loss of some of the original pixel values.
Tercets, quatrains, cinquaines, couplets, most in unrhymed stanzas without regular meter, give the poems a formalized jaggedness.
This is mostly because of the set design, which was a kid's ultimate fantasy, full of oblong shapes and uneven jaggedness that somehow fit together perfectly.
Heating samples for greater than 40 seconds increased the jaggedness of the force-displacement curves, which reflected the crisp texture of the products.
The makers of ``13'' throw this bit of jaggedness out there and let it evaporate into the air.
her pain is represented in the fractured voice of her narrator, the jaggedness and angularity of her address, and the ambivalence with which she insists on her contingent position as interlocutor.
technique for reducing the jaggedness of computer displays.
Werner and his collaborators calculated such a pattern's fractal dimension, a measurement of the jaggedness of the clusters' boundary.