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SERRATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does serration mean? 

SERRATION (noun)
  The noun SERRATION has 3 senses:

1. the condition of being serrated
2. a row of notches
3. a single notch in a row of notches

  Familiarity information: SERRATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SERRATION (noun)


Sense 1serration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition of being serrated

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

the serrations of a city skyline

Hypernyms ("serration" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)


Sense 2serration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A row of notches

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Context example:

the pliers had serrations to improve the grip

Hypernyms ("serration" is a kind of...):

row (an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line)


Sense 3serration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A single notch in a row of notches

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

one of the serrations was broken off

Hypernyms ("serration" is a kind of...):

notch (a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "serration"):

sawtooth (a serration on a saw blade)


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