AskDefine | Define serrated

Dictionary Definition

serrated adj : notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex [syn: serrate, saw-toothed, toothed, notched]

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English

Etymology

From the Latin serratus, saw shaped from serra, saw.

Adjective

  1. saw-like.
    That knife has a serrated blade.
  2. Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections.
    Maple leaves have serrated edges.

Translations

saw-like
Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections

Extensive Definition

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