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incised

[ in-sahyzd ]
/ ɪnˈsaɪzd /
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adjective

cut into: the incised material.
made by cutting: an incised pattern.
Medicine/Medical. made or cut cleanly, as if surgically; not ragged: an incised wound.
(of a leaf) sharply, deeply, and somewhat irregularly notched.

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Origin of incised

First recorded in 1590–1600; incise + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM incised

un·in·cised, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for incised

incised
/ (ɪnˈsaɪzd) /

adjective

cut into or engravedan incised surface
made by cutting or engravingan incised design
(of a wound) cleanly cut, as with a surgical knife
having margins that are sharply and deeply indentedan incised leaf
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