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serrated

Line breaks: ser|rated
Pronunciation: /səˈreɪtɪd
 
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Definition of serrated in English:

adjective

Having or denoting a jagged edge; sawlike: a knife with a serrated edge
More example sentences
  • When she surfaced, something brushed across her arm, a yellow heart-shaped leaf with serrated edges.
  • Above, the serrated edge of the granite ridge cuts through the cobalt sky.
  • I do use both plain and serrated blades often and the effectiveness of a serrated edge is unquestioned.
Synonyms
technical serrate, serrulate, serrulated, serriform, serratiform, crenulated, crenate, denticulate, denticulated

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