verb (used with object)
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Origin of notch
OTHER WORDS FROM notchnotchy, adjectiveun·notched, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for notch
He covered a wooden panel with notches, each one to represent a life lost to covid-19, and then splashed the surface with oceanic blue.In the galleries: Middle East artists examine sheltering in place amid pandemic|Mark Jenkins|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
It’ll be probably a notch cooler than Thursday, with highs around 50.PM Update: Turning cloudy, with showers likely by late Friday|Ian Livingston|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Though the feature had been roughly mapped in the 19th century, Tharp noticed a notch near the top of the ridge in each of the profiles.Marie Tharp’s groundbreaking maps brought the seafloor to the world|Betsy Mason|January 13, 2021|Science News
Other erosion mitigation strategies allowed in the bill include drainage systems, erosion resistant landscaping and notch infills.Bill Aimed at Preventing Future Bluff Collapses Isn’t All About Seawalls|Patricia Bates|January 4, 2021|Voice of San Diego
If you don’t want to mess around with potential irritants but want to kick your bathwater up a notch, try Epsom salts.To take the most relaxing bath ever, add some healthy tips|Rachel Feltman|January 3, 2021|Popular Science
But by showing their rockets can hit all of Israel, Hamas has already notched a victory.
Tea Partiers running against incumbents notched some other moral victories too in races that flew under the radar.Tea Party Loses Key Battles, But Is Winning The War|Ben Jacobs|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Caterpillar notched record profits in 2012 and then in early 2013 bludgeoned its unions into accepting a six-year wage freeze.Henry Ford Understood That Raising Wages Would Bring Him More Profit|Daniel Gross|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2012, the U.S. notched a record $50 billion trade surplus in tourism.Tourism Is a Big Deal, and the Shutdown Will Ruin It|Daniel Gross|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The company has notched annual losses several years in a row.If Cosi Wants to Make a Profit, It Needs to Increase Wages|Daniel Gross|August 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The notches for him then counted twenty-three years, and number one he notched for me.
The knives and forks had white and black horn handles, with notched blades, and broken prongs.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
After the month was over the men began to pick up heart, and they notched off the days on the beams with much enjoyment.The Chequers|James Runciman
The poor beast has no ears left and his mane is all notched like an old broken comb; but Roger loves him.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
This and the peculiar notched or cleft teeth seem to point to an hereditary taint.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
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Idioms and Phrases with notch
see take down a notch.