Now they are a notch on a belt, and the savior can feel good about themselves.
But while they have been taken down a notch, giants like Goldman Sachs still tower over their regulators.
And so, quietly, notch by notch, jellyfish continue to inherit damaged ecosystems.
1590s, from notch (n.). Earlier verb (before misdivision) was Middle English ochen "to cut, slash" (c.1400). Related: Notched; notching.
An indentation at the edge of a structure; an incisure.
An upstroke or peak on a pulse tracing.
[first sense fr use of the term in cricket, and influenced by the cowboy tradition of filing a notch in the handle of one's pistol for each man killed]