(adj.) = coarse ; rugged ; rough ; uncouth ; coarsened ; gross ; rough and rugged ; unpolished ; rude . Ex: The sections of a book were stapled to a coarse cloth backing, but unfortunately the staples soon rusted and became brittle. Ex: This article describes a prototype kiosk which, despite being rugged, would be better suited to location within a public building = Este artículo describe un prototipo de kiosco que, a pesar de su apariencia tosca, sería más adecuado para ubicarlo dentro de un edificio público. Ex: In addition they are able to sustain the library services in this rough terrain. Ex: All the writers chosen characterized eastern Europe throughout the 18th century as uncouth and backward. Ex: Van Dijck's widely-used italics of the mid seventeenth century were slightly coarsened versions of Granjon's types. Ex: Janell has always had a soft spot in her heart for animals most people might find gross. Ex: The western shoreline of Lake Superior has rough and rugged beauty. Ex: It seems too rush, too unpolished to be a final product. Ex: This Indian head carved on such a great boulder to this day a testimony to the aborigines of America, who by such rude means as this sought to carry to posterity some signs by which they would not be forgotten. ---- * basta de = so much for. * hacer basto = coarsen. * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.