make+notches+in

  • 1 notches — nÉ‘tʃ /nÉ’ n. groove; V shaped cut; level, degree (Informal); pass between two hills or mountains v. groove; cut; make a notch in; score a point …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 2 score — /skɔ / (say skaw) noun 1. the record of points made by the competitors in a game or match. 2. the aggregate of points made by a side or individual. 3. the scoring of a point or points. 4. Education the performance of an individual, or sometimes… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 3 score — [skôr] n. [ME < OE scoru < ON skor < IE base * (s)ker , to cut > SHEAR] 1. a) a scratch, mark, incision, etc. [scores made on ice by skates] b) a line drawn or scratched, often to mark a starting point, etc. c) notches made in wood,… …

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  • 4 score — scoreless, adj. scorer, n. /skawr, skohr/, n., pl. scores, score for 11, v., scored, scoring. n. 1. the record of points or strokes made by the competitors in a game or match. 2. the total points or strokes made by one side, individual, play,… …

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  • 5 notch — /nɒtʃ / (say noch) noun 1. a more or less angular cut, indentation, or hollow in a narrow object or surface or an edge. 2. a cut or nick made in a stick or other object for record, as in keeping a score. 3. US a deep, narrow opening or pass… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 6 score — [[t]skɔr, skoʊr[/t]] n. pl. scores; score for11; 1) gam the record of points or strokes made by the competitors in a game or contest 2) the total points or strokes made by one side or competitor 3) psl edu psy edu the performance of an individual …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 in|dent´er — in|dent1 «verb. ihn DEHNT; noun. IHN dehnt, ihn DEHNT», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to make notches in (an edge, line, or border); notch: »The mountains indent the horizon. 2. to form notches or deep bays in; penetrate: »an indented coast. 3. to begin… …

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  • 8 in|dent — in|dent1 «verb. ihn DEHNT; noun. IHN dehnt, ihn DEHNT», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to make notches in (an edge, line, or border); notch: »The mountains indent the horizon. 2. to form notches or deep bays in; penetrate: »an indented coast. 3. to begin… …

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  • 9 notch — n. & v. n. 1 a V shaped indentation on an edge or surface. 2 a nick made on a stick etc. in order to keep count. 3 colloq. a step or degree (move up a notch). 4 US a deep gorge. v.tr. 1 make notches in. 2 (foll. by up) record or score with or as… …

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  • 10 indent — Etymologically, English has two separate words indent, although they have converged to a considerable extent over the centuries (particularly in the virtually shared derivative indentation). The one meaning ‘(make) a hole or depression’ [14] is… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 11 indent — Etymologically, English has two separate words indent, although they have converged to a considerable extent over the centuries (particularly in the virtually shared derivative indentation). The one meaning ‘(make) a hole or depression’ [14] is… …

    Word origins

  • 12 Notch — Notch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Notched} (n[o^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Notching}.] 1. To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick. [1913 Webster] 2. To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Notched — Notch Notch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Notched} (n[o^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Notching}.] 1. To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick. [1913 Webster] 2. To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Notching — Notch Notch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Notched} (n[o^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Notching}.] 1. To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick. [1913 Webster] 2. To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 notch — noun 1》 an indentation or incision on an edge or surface.     ↘each of a series of holes for the tongue of a buckle.     ↘a nick made on something to keep a record.     ↘a point or degree in a scale. 2》 N. Amer. a deep, narrow mountain pass. verb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 indent — (v.) early 15c., indenten/endenten to make notches; to give (something) a toothed or jagged appearance, also to make a legal indenture, from O.Fr. endenter to notch or dent, give a serrated edge to, from M.L. indentare to furnish with teeth, from …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17 indent — v. a. 1. Notch, jag, make notches in, bruise, make dents or bruises in. 2. Indenture, bind, bind by indenture. 3. (Printing.) Set in, begin farther in …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 18 indentation — 1. The act of notching or pitting. 2. A notch. 3. A state of being notched. [Mediev. L. indento, pp. atus, to make notches like teeth, fr. L. dens (dent ), tooth] * * * in·den·ta·tion (in″dən taґshən) [L. in + dens] 1. a condition …

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  • 19 notch — ► NOUN 1) an indentation or incision on an edge or surface. 2) a point or degree in a scale. ► VERB 1) make notches in. 2) (notch up) score or achieve. ORIGIN Old French …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 J.A.G. — Judge Advocate General. Also, JAG. * * * jag1 «jag», noun, verb, jagged, jag|ging. –n. 1. a sharp point sticking out; pointed projection: »a jag of rock. 2. Dialect …

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