Definition of Serration

1. Noun. The condition of being serrated. "The serrations of a city skyline"

Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Derivative terms: Serrate



2. Noun. A row of notches. "The pliers had serrations to improve the grip"
Generic synonyms: Row

3. Noun. A single notch in a row of notches. "One of the serrations was broken off"
Generic synonyms: Notch
Specialized synonyms: Sawtooth

Definition of Serration

1. n. Condition of being serrate; formation in the shape of a saw.

Definition of Serration

1. Noun. The state of being serrated ¹

2. Noun. A set of teeth or notches ¹

3. Noun. One of the teeth in a serrated or serrate edge ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Serration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Serration

1. 1. The state of being serrated or notched. 2. Any one of the processes in a serrate or dentate formation. Origin: L. Serra, saw (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serration

serranoid
serranos
serrans
serras
serrasalmine
serrate
serrate leaf
serrate suture
serrated
serrated wrack
serrates
serrati
serratia
serratia infections
serrating
serration (current term)
serrations
serratiopeptidase
serratirostral
serrator
serrature
serratures
serratus
serratus anterior
serratus magnus
serratus muscles
serratus posterior
serratus posterior inferior
serratus posterior superior
serratus posterior superior muscle

Literary usage of Serration

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

1. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"The serration in Fig. C of Plate 33 in the etched Neumann bands M and N is complicated ... Of the re-entrant serration fg, the side / is parallel to line F, ..."

2. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"The serration in Fig. C of Plate 33 in the etched Neumann bands M and N is complicated ... Of the re-entrant serration fg, the side / is parallel to line F, ..."

3. Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri to San by William Hemsley Emory (1848)
"... about fifty miles from tie mouth of the Salinas, was now standing, in a perfect state of pie- serration, the walls of a large three story building of ..."

4. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1896)
"The serration of the cotyledons is a very FRJ. 236.—Sagina procumbent, x 8. rare character, which makes the resemblance in this respect all the more ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1871)
"... or UT officer of nid State shall enter upon the duties • ! г rf serration, an oath in the form following : " 1, — —, do solemnly swear that I have never ..."

6. History of Europe, from the Fall of Napoleon, in 1815, to the Accession of by Archibald Alison (1859)
"67. serration bill for Ireland, 72—arguments for it, 73—anticipations of, regarding the potato disease, xliii. 31— arguments of, against Mr ..."

7. The Concordance Repertory of the More Characteristic Symptoms of the Materia by William Daniel Gentry (1892)
"f" mef '<§>• • 11 serration as if brain would fall f.; th^n 'Jwy were sinking f. in heat!, on stooping. tt patient nearly fell. Carbo-an. f. ..."

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