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serration

[se-rey-shuh n] /sɛˈreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
serrated condition or form.
2.
a serrated edge or formation.
3.
one of the notches or teeth of such an edge or formation.
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[ser-uh-cher] /ˈsɛr ə tʃər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < Neo-Latin serrātiōn- (stem of serrātiō). See serrate, -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for serrature

serration

/səˈreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the state or condition of being serrated
2.
a row of notches or toothlike projections on an edge
3.
a single notch
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Word Origin and History for serrature

serration

n.

"condition of being serrated," 1808, noun of state from serrate (adj.).

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serrature in Medicine

serration ser·ra·tion (sə-rā'shən, sě-)
n.

  1. The state of being serrate.

  2. A series or set of teeth or notches.

  3. A single tooth or notch in a serrate edge.

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