serrated

  • 1 serrated — 1703, pp. adj. from SERRATE (Cf. serrate) …

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  • 2 serrated — [adj] jagged denticulate, indented, notched, ragged, sawlike, sawtooth, sawtoothed, scored, serrate, serried, serriform, serrulate, toothed; concept 486 Ant. smooth …

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  • 3 serrated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or denoting a jagged edge like the teeth of a saw. ORIGIN Latin serratus, from serra saw …

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  • 4 serrated — adjective a) saw like. That knife has a serrated blade. b) Having a row of sharp or tooth like projections. Maple leaves have serrated edges …

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  • 5 serrated — [[t]sere͟ɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A serrated object such as a knife or blade has a row of V shaped points along the edge. Bread knives should have a serrated edge …

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  • 6 Serrated — Serrate Ser rate, Serrated Ser ra*ted, a. [L. serratus, fr. serra a saw; perhaps akin to secare to cut, E. saw a cutting instrument. Cf. {Sierra}.] 1. Notched on the edge, like a saw. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Beset with teeth pointing forwards or …

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  • 7 serrated — /ser ay tid, seuh ray /, adj. 1. having a notched edge or sawlike teeth, esp. for cutting; serrate: the serrated blade of a bread knife. 2. serrate. [1695 1705; SERRATE + ED2] * * * …

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  • 8 serrated — adj. Serrated is used with these nouns: ↑blade, ↑edge, ↑knife …

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  • 9 serrated — ser|rat|ed [sıˈreıtıd, se ] adj [usually before noun] [Date: 1300 1400; : Late Latin; Origin: , past participle of serrare to cut with a saw , from Latin serra saw ] having a sharp edge made of a row of connected points like teeth ▪ Use a knife… …

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  • 10 serrated — ser|rat|ed [ sə reıtəd ] adjective a serrated object such as a knife or blade has a row of regular sharp points along its edge …

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  • 11 serrated — adj. having a jagged edge, having a notched edge like the teeth of a saw ser·rate || sereɪt , serÉ™t v. make serrated, cause to be notched adj. having a jagged edge, having a notched edge like the teeth of a saw …

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  • 12 serrated — adjective serrated knife/edge with a sharp edge made of a row of connected V shapes like teeth serration / reISFn/ noun (C, U) …

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  • 13 serrated — adjective the serrated edge of the knife Syn: jagged, sawtoothed, sawtooth, zigzag, notched, indented, toothed; Botany serrate; technical crenulated Ant: smooth …

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  • 14 serrated — UK [səˈreɪtɪd] / US [səˈreɪtəd] adjective a serrated object such as a knife or blade has a row of regular sharp points along its edge …

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  • 15 serrated — ser·rat·ed se(ə)r .āt əd, sə rāt əd or ser·rate se(ə)r .āt, sə rāt adj notched or toothed on the edge * * * ser·rat·ed (serґāt ed) [L. serratus, from serra saw] having a sawlike edge …

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  • 16 serrated — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. saw toothed, jagged, serrulated, notched, crenelated. ANT.: smooth …

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  • 17 serrated — arrested …

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  • 18 serrated — adjective having a jagged edge; sawlike. Origin ME (as serrate v.): from late L. serratus, from L. serra saw …

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  • 19 serrated — a. See serrate …

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  • 20 serrated — adj serrulated, serriform, Chiefly Biol. serrate, saw toothed; crenate, crenelated, crenulate; toothed, Both Bot., Zool. dentate, denticulate; notched, nicked, jagged, jaggy, sawlike; zigzag, zigzagged, uneven, rough, inand out …

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