Definition of Serrated

1. Adjective. Notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex.

Exact synonyms: Notched, Saw-toothed, Serrate, Toothed
Similar to: Rough



Definition of Serrated

1. Adjective. saw-like. ¹

2. Adjective. Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Serrated

1. serrate [v] - See also: serrate

Medical Definition of Serrated

1. 1. Notched on the edge, like a saw. 2. Beset with teeth pointing forwards or upwards; as, serrate leaves. Doubly serrate, having small serratures upon the large ones, as the leaves of the elm. Serrate-ciliate, having fine hairs, like the eyelashes, on the serratures; said of a leaf. Serrate-dentate, having the serratures toothed. Origin: L. Serratus, fr. Serra a saw; perhaps akin to secare to cut, E. Saw a cutting instrument. Cf. Sierra. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serrated

serrabrancaite
serrae
serran
serranid
serranid fish
serranids
serrano
serranoid
serranos
serrans
serras
serrasalmine
serrate
serrate leaf
serrate suture
serrated (current term)
serrated wrack
serrates
serrati
serratia
serratia infections
serrating
serration
serrations
serratiopeptidase
serratirostral
serrator
serrature
serratures
serratus

Literary usage of Serrated

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1. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1812)
"Lea/its egg-shaped, cut, serrated, but the uppermost more finely divided. Umbel of 4 spokes, ... Little-leaves egg-shaped, deeply cut and serrated; ..."

2. Flora scotica, or, A description of Scottish plants, arranged both according by William Jackson Hooker (1821)
"P. Ana (while Beam-tree), leaves ovate cut and serrated ... Stipules united, serrated. Flowers yellowish white, tipped with rose colour. Stem 3—4 feet high, ..."

3. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1798)
"Veil minute, deciduous. SPEC. CHAR. Shoots capillary, jointed, branched. Capsule surrounded with lanceolate serrated leaves rising above it. SYN. ..."

4. An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest Improvements of by William Withering (1830)
"Leaves heart-shaped, serrated, veined, cottony beneath. ... Leaves oval; (finely serrated. E.) the down radiated, each hair consisting of several rays ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1870)
"I am inclined to the opinion that one would anticipate naturally, from the serrated character of the moon's disk projected on the sun. that such would bo ..."

6. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1860)
"< an ordinary plain hand-roller, ami other of what is called the Cambrid The principle can ' 1 to serrated, or any other description of rollers or clod c ..."

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