rugged

rugged
['rʌgɪd]
aggettivo
1) [terrain] accidentato; [landscape] aspro; [coastline] frastagliato
2) [man] robusto; [features] marcato
3) (tough) [character] forte, duro; [defence] accanito
4) (durable) [equipment] solido, robusto, resistente
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adjective
1) (rocky; uneven: rugged mountains.) aspro, frastagliato
2) (strong; tough: a rugged character; He had rugged good looks; He is tall and rugged.) burbero, severo
- ruggedness
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rugged /ˈrʌgɪd/
a.
1 accidentato; frastagliato: rugged terrain, terreno accidentato; a rugged coastline, una costa frastagliata; rugged mountains, montagne dal profilo frastagliato; a rugged landscape, un paesaggio irregolare
2 (di attrezzatura, strumento, capo d'abbigliamento) robusto; resistente: a rugged car, un'automobile robusta; a rugged torch, una torcia elettrica resistente; These boots are rugged and durable, questi scarponi sono robusti e durano a lungo
3 mascolino; rude: a rugged features, tratti marcati; a man with rugged good looks, un uomo di una bellezza tipicamente virile (o rude); a rugged profile, un profilo irregolare (o dai lineamenti marcati)
4 duro; che richiede resistenza: rugged outdoor activities, attività all'aria aperta per gente resistente (o fam.: per tipi tosti); rugged sport, uno sport da duri; a rugged individualist, un individualista tenace
ruggedly avv. ruggedness n. [u].
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['rʌgɪd]
aggettivo
1) [terrain] accidentato; [landscape] aspro; [coastline] frastagliato
2) [man] robusto; [features] marcato
3) (tough) [character] forte, duro; [defence] accanito
4) (durable) [equipment] solido, robusto, resistente

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