from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state of being serrate.
  • n. A series or set of teeth or notches.
  • n. A single tooth or notch in a serrate edge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being serrated
  • n. A set of teeth or notches
  • n. One of the teeth in a serrated or serrate edge

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Condition of being serrate; formation in the shape of a saw.
  • n. One of the teeth in a serrate or serrulate margin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being serrate; a serrated condition; formation in the shape of the edge of a saw.
  • n. In zoöl., anat., and botany:
  • n. A serra; a formation like a saw in respect of its teeth; a set or series of saw-like teeth. See cuts under Priacanthus and serratirostral.
  • n. One of a set of serrate or dentate processes: as, one of the nine serrations of the serratus magnus muscle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a single notch in a row of notches
  • n. a row of notches
  • n. the condition of being serrated


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