serrate

  • 1 Serrate — Ser rate, Serrated Ser ra*ted, a. [L. serratus, fr. serra a saw; perhaps akin to secare to cut, E. saw a cutting instrument. Cf. {Sierra}.] 1. Notched on the edge, like a saw. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Beset with teeth pointing forwards or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 serrate — ⇒SERRATE, adj. NUMISM. Monnaies serrates. Monnaies romaines d argent pur, dont le bord est découpé en dents de scie. (Dict. XIXe et XXe s.). Prononc.:[ ]. Étymol. et Hist. 1832 (RAYMOND). Empr. au lat. serratus « en forme de scie; dentelé » (dér …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 serrate — [ser′āt΄, ser′it; ] for v., [ser′āt΄, sə rāt′] adj. [L serratus < serra, a saw] having sawlike notches along the edge, as some leaves: see LEAF: also serrated vt. serrated, serrating to make serrate …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 serraté — serraté, ée (sè rra té, tée) adj. Le même que SERRÉ 2 …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 serrate — 1660s, from L. serratus “notched like a saw,” from serra “saw,” of unknown origin. Related: Serrated; serrating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 serrate — adjective /ˈsɛreɪt/ (say serayt), / rət/ (say ruht) 1. having notches or teeth along the edge like a saw: a serrate leaf; a serrate blade. 2. having a grooved edge, as certain coins. 3. having notches or teeth along the edge. –verb (t) /səˈreɪt/… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 7 serrate — adj. /ser ayt, it/; v. /ser ayt, seuh rayt /, adj., v., serrated, serrating. adj. 1. Chiefly Biol. notched on the edge like a saw: a serrate leaf. 2. Numis. (of a coin) having a grooved edge. 3. serrated. v.t. 4. to make serrate or serrated: He… …

    Universalium

  • 8 serrate — 1. adjective a) Having tooth like projections on one side, as in a saw. Many click beetles have serrate antennae. b) Having tooth like projections pointed away from the petiole. See Also: dentate, runcinate 2 …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 serrate — ser·rà·te s.m.inv. TS sport 1. azione d attacco confusa e affannata che, verso la fine della partita, una squadra conduce per ottenere un pareggio o una vittoria, a seconda che si trovi in svantaggio o in parità Sinonimi: serrate finale. 2. nel… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 10 serrate — ser•rate adj. [[t]ˈsɛr eɪt, ɪt[/t]] v. [[t]ˈsɛr eɪt, səˈreɪt[/t]] adj. v. rat•ed, rat•ing 1) bio frm notched on the edge like a saw: a serrate leaf[/ex] 2) num (of a coin) having a grooved edge 3) serrated 4) to make serrate or serrated •… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 serrate — I. adjective Etymology: Latin serratus, from serra saw Date: 1668 notched or toothed on the edge; specifically having marginal teeth pointing forward or toward the apex < a serrate leaf > II. transitive verb (serrated; serrating) Etymolo …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 serrate — {{hw}}{{serrate}}{{/hw}}s. m. inv. (sport)  Nella locuz. serrate finale, vigorosa azione collettiva d attacco sul finire di una partita …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 13 serrate —   a. having notched or toothed edge.    ♦ serradentate, a. having serrations which are themselves serrate.    ♦ serratic, a. like a saw.    ♦ serration,    ♦ serrature, n …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 14 serrate — notched like a saw …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 15 serrate — adj. [L. serra, saw] Marginal teeth or notches like a saw …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 16 Serrate — Drosophila locus. Gene product contains 14 repeats of the EGF like domain …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 17 serrate — Having a row of short, tooth like denticles [Wilson, 1989]. Notched or with spines along edge [Butler, T.H.]. (Order Isopoda): Edged with toothlike projections as in a saw [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …

    Crustacea glossary

  • 18 serrate — Synonyms and related words: V shaped, Vandyke, Y shaped, akimbo, angular, battlemented, bent, blaze, chop, chopped, cornered, corrugated, cragged, craggy, crenate, crenated, crenellate, crenellated, crenulate, crimp, crinkled, crooked, crotched,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 serrate — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. serrated, saw edged or toothed, dentate; jagged; crenulate, scalloped. See sharpness …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 serrate — ser·rate || sereɪt , serÉ™t v. make serrated, cause to be notched adj. having a jagged edge, having a notched edge like the teeth of a saw …

    English contemporary dictionary


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