1. [syn: serrate, serrated, saw-toothed, toothed, notched]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Serrate \Ser"rate\, Serrated \Ser"ra*ted\, a. [L. serratus, fr.
serra a saw; perhaps akin to secare to cut, E. saw a cutting
instrument. Cf. Sierra.]
1. Notched on the edge, like a saw.
2. (Bot.) Beset with teeth pointing forwards or upwards; as,
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
[syn: serrate, serrated, saw-toothed, toothed,
v 1: make saw-toothed or jag the edge of; "serrate the edges of
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
91 Moby Thesaurus words for "serrate":
V-shaped, Vandyke, Y-shaped, akimbo, angular, battlemented, bent,
blaze, chop, chopped, cornered, corrugated, cragged, craggy,
crenate, crenated, crenellate, crenellated, crenulate, crimp,
crinkled, crooked, crotched, crumpled, cut, dentate, dentated,
embrasured, erose, forked, furcal, furcate, gash, gashed,
geniculate, geniculated, gravelly, harsh, hooked, incise, incised,
indent, indented, ironbound, jag, jagged, jaggy, knee-shaped,
knurl, lacerate, lacerated, machicolate, mill, nick, nicked, notch,
notched, picot, pink, pointed, ragged, rockbound, rocky, rugged,
rugose, rugous, saw-toothed, sawlike, sawtooth, scallop, scalloped,
scarify, score, scored, scotch, scragged, scraggly, scraggy,
serrated, serrulated, sharp, sharp-cornered, slash, snagged,
snaggled, snaggy, stony, tooth, toothed, wrinkled, zigzag