(1) This time, the main concern was a significant ash plume carrying gritty pulverized rock and silica that could damage aircraft engines and the surfaces of cars and homes.(2) The rough stones jutting out from the gritty mud walls appeal to my visual and tactile senses.(3) Shadow areas often take on a gritty or rough textured appearance.(4) These images have none of the airbrushed niceties of much modern photography, and you pay for the gritty realism.(5) If and when it comes to pass, then Carlow could become a very serious contender, given the gritty way they have played against several teams with full-timers on board.(6) The reason for India's good performance in the last couple of years was due to the solid performance of this gritty batsman.(7) But my appetite was whetted and I craved more gritty details.(8) The same gritty determination holds true when it comes to answering a physical challenge.(9) Everywhere there was desolation - trees black and bare-limbed and the ground covered with gritty black ash.(10) By the next day, between a quarter and an eighth-inch of gritty , gray volcanic debris covered everything.(11) The stuff isn't harmful in any way; it just tastes a little gritty and sticks to your teeth.(12) John produced a gritty performance just to finish, when others were falling about him.(13) He's polite, asking permission to smoke; but still, there seems something very gritty and determined about him these days.(14) He felt like hell when he came back to consciousness, bruised and covered in gritty sand.(15) When the hard anthracite coal is mined the very fine, gritty material is called culm.(16) Shooting the entire series on location in Baltimore was an essential part of this rough, gritty feel.