verb (used with object), ser·rat·ed, ser·rat·ing.
- serra junípero,
- serrano ham,
- serrate suture,
Origin of serrate
Examples from the Web for serrating
Occasionally the mucronate distal end appears to be the result of intentional termination of serrating at the distal end.Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types|James W. Cambron
From time to time the surface of the absorbent is renewed by serrating it with a comb-like instrument.
adjective (ˈsɛrɪt, -eɪt)
Word Origin for serrate
"notched," 1660s, from Latin serratus "sawlike, notched like a saw," from serra "a saw," of unknown origin. Related: Serrated; serrating.