American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Notched like the edge of a saw; saw-toothed; serrate.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as serrate.
- adj. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
- From Latin serratus ("saw shaped"), from serra ("saw"). (Wiktionary)
“Beyond that, two recent studies in other countries found that colonoscopy often fails to detect pre-cancerous flat growths, called serrated polyps, which tend to develop on the right side of the colon.”
“This would include leg irons, electro-shock stun belts and inherently painful devices such as serrated thumb-cuffs.”
“The extinct whales called Squalodon have tusk-like front teeth and molars which have the outline of a leaf with a coarsely "serrated" edge.”
“[This was of course a play on the typo for 'serrated', and I'm ashamed to admit that it took me FOREVER to get it.”
“Using a serrated knife, trim the top and bottom of the pound cake to make it about 1/1/4 inches thick Carefully split the cake in half horizontally.”
“With the Sabre, the Golem slid the serrated edge across the beast's neck and blood splashed all over the ground and pond.”
“With force, the claw slammed the right arm down, and a large serrated blade jolted out over the hand.”
“Slash a ¼-inch deep cross, "scallop," or tic-tac-toe pattern into the top, using a serrated bread knife.”
“Using a well-oiled serrated knife or kitchen shears, make a 1/2-inch deep slash lengthwise down the loaf.”
“Using a sharp serrated knife and a gentle sawing motion, slice each layer horizontally in half.”
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