Definition of Notches

1. Noun. (plural of notch) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of notch) ¹

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Definition of Notches

1. notch [v] - See also: notch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Notches

notch of apex of heart
notch of tentorium
notch on the bedpost
notch up
notches (current term)
notches in cartilage of external acoustic meatus
note blindness
note book
note down
note of hand
note pad

Literary usage of Notches

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"[By making the notches in the sides, the top or the lock-case remains smooth and ... The lock-case of the defendants does not have notches in "its sides, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1862)
"On Experiments on the Gauging of Water by Triangular notches. By JAMES THOMSON, MA, Professor of Civil Engineering, Queen's College, Belfast. ..."

3. Collected Papers in Physics and Engineering by James Thomson (1912)
"I there pointed out that the ordinary rectangular notches, although for many purposes suitable and convenient, are but ill adapted for the measurement of ..."

4. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1857)
"4) is made of wrought-iron, the head suiting the notches in the chair; ... All are held firmly to the tie by the head of the staples in the notches of the ..."

5. Topographic Instructions of the United States Geological Survey by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1913)
"notches and grooves.—Stones and posts on all township and section corners (except those on standard parallels) are set diagonally to the lines; that is, ..."

6. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"Experiments by LOEB indicate that under suitable conditions whole leaves severed from the plant produce shoots from only a few notches. ..."

7. Proceedings by Bristol Naturalists' Society (Bristol, England), Bristol Naturalists' Society (1891)
"VE given this title to the remarks I have the honour -*- of bringing before this Society this evening, and must ask the members to regard my " notches " as ..."

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