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serration

[ se-rey-shuhn ]
/ sɛˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun
serrated condition or form.
a serrated edge or formation.
one of the notches or teeth of such an edge or formation.
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Also ser·ra·ture [ser-uh-cher]. /ˈsɛr ə tʃər/.

Origin of serration

First recorded in 1700–10, serration is from the New Latin word serrātiōn- (stem of serrātiō). See serrate, -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for serration

serration

less commonly serrature (ˈsɛrətʃə)

/ (səˈreɪʃən) /

noun
the state or condition of being serrated
a row of notches or toothlike projections on an edge
a single notch
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Medical definitions for serration

serration
[ sə-rāshən, sĕ- ]

n.
The state of being serrate.
A series or set of teeth or notches.
A single tooth or notch in a serrate edge.
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