from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of notch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of making notches; the act of cutting into small hollows.
- n. The small hollow, or hollows, cut; a notch or notches.
- n. A method of joining timbers, scantling, etc., by notching them, as at the ends, and overlapping or interlocking the notched portions.
- n. A method of excavating, as in a bank, by a series of cuttings side by side. See also Gulleting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A notch or series of notches.
- n. In engineering, same as gulleting.
- n. In carpentry, a simple method of joining timbers in a frame, either by dovetails or by square joints or lap-joints. Calking, halving, and scarfing are forms of it.
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The Giants 'own offense was wickedly dynamic in notching a season-high in points, in showcasing now-official game-breaker Hakeem Nicks and in keeping the Texans off the field.
He struck out six and did not walk a batter, throwing 62 of 88 pitches for strikes in notching his fifth win in six starts.
He walked two and struck out five in notching his first win since April 20.
The 23-year-old lefthander struck out seven in notching his first win since August 13 -- a span of five starts.
The righthander walked three and struck out five in notching his first career victory against Boston.
Northwestern never trailed in notching its first win over a ranked team since defeating No. 14 Purdue, 54-50, in
The image -- "notching" -- is to the notches on a gun a cowboy made for killing people, right?
The credit-ratings firm doesn't intend to downgrade any of the four companies it rates AAA— Automatic Data Processing Inc., Exxon Mobil Corp., Johnson & Johnson and Microsoft Corp.—in lockstep with the sovereign, a practice called notching, said Ronald Narone , a managing director at S&P.
He did not like the idea of notching an arrow against Marphy or of standing against Vocar with bare swords-for no good reason save a lust to battle-Why had the men of the Eyrie drawn apart from their kind all these years?
The advantages gained by such a combination are, that while the surface of the section made in the line D is increased by "notching" the right lobe of the prostate in the direction of the line B, the sides of both sections are thereby rendered more readily separable, so as to suit with the rounded form of the calculus to be extracted.