Search Result for "serrate":
1. make saw-toothed or jag the edge of;
- Example: "serrate the edges of the teeth"
1. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex;
[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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Beset with teeth pointing forwards or upwards; as, serrate leaves. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]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