verb (used with object), ser·rat·ed, ser·rat·ing.
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Origin of serrate
OTHER WORDS FROM serratesub·ser·rate, adjectiveun·ser·rate, adjective
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How to use serrate in a sentence
Staring down at rows upon rows of serrated crevasses that looked like giant blue teeth, it was hard to imagine the landscape as anything other than a barren wasteland of ice and rock.Kayaking with Giants in Kenai Fjords National Park|Emily Pennington|May 13, 2021|Outside Online
They’re not recommended by most professionals, because they eat away a lot of the blade and can create uneven, almost serrated edges.The best knife sharpener to keep your blades safe and effective|Edmund Torr|February 25, 2021|Popular Science
They are obtuse or somewhat acute, and have the edges crenate, or more or less distinctly serrate with sharp incurved teeth.Beautiful Ferns|Daniel Cady Eaton
The beaks are well developed and finely serrate in all species.Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca|William E. Duellman
This is generally done with an instrument of bone, cut something in the shape of a small adz, with a serrate edge.
His description is as follows: Leaves cordate, dentate-serrate, glabrous on both sides.The Grapes of New York|U. P. Hedrick
The cherries are trees of moderate size and shrubs, having smooth, serrate leaves and white flowers.