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 (sə-rā′shən, sĕ-)
1. A series or set of teeth or notches.
2. A single tooth or notch in a serrate edge.


(səˈreɪʃən) or less commonly


1. the state or condition of being serrated
2. a row of notches or toothlike projections on an edge
3. a single notch


(sɛˈreɪ ʃən)

also ser•ra•ture

(ˈsɛr ə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər)

1. serrated condition or form.
2. a serrated edge or formation.
3. one of the notches or teeth of such an edge or formation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.serration - the condition of being serrated; "the serrations of a city skyline"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.serration - a row of notches; "the pliers had serrations to improve the grip"
row - an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; "a row of chairs"
3.serration - a single notch in a row of notches; "one of the serrations was broken off"
notch - a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
sawtooth - a serration on a saw blade


[seˈreɪʃən] Nborde m dentado


nZacke f; (= edge)gezackter Rand; (on knife) → Sägerand m; (of leaves)gesägter Rand


[sɛˈreɪʃn] nseghettatura
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