HyperDic: notch

English > 6 senses of the word notch:
NOUNshapenotcha V-shaped indentation
objectnotch, pass, mountain passthe location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
artifactnotcha V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface
actnotch, nick, snicka small cut
VERBcontactnotchcut or make a notch into
communicationnotchnotch a surface to record something
notch > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'ch
RhymesBoche ... wristwatch: 14 rhymes with aach...
English > notch: 6 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA V-shaped indentation.
Example"mandibular notch"
Narrowerincisure, incisura(anatomy) a notch or small hollow
Broaderindentation, indentureA concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
Verbsnotchcut or make a notch into
English > notch: 6 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningThe location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks.
Synonymspass, mountain pass
InstancesBrenner PassAn Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasions
Cumberland GapA pass through the Cumberland Mountains between Virginia and Kentucky that early settlers used in order to move west
Donner PassA mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe
Khyber PassA mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan
Part ofrange, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountainsA series of hills or mountains
Narrowercol, gapA pass between mountain peaks
defile, gorgeA narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
saddleback, saddleA pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
Spanishpaso, puerto de montaña, puerto
Catalancollada, osca, pas, port de muntanya, port
English > notch: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface.
Example"there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
NarrowerserrationA single notch in a row of notches
thumb indexOne of a series of rounded notches in the fore edge of a book to indicate sections
undercutA notch cut in the trunk of tree in order to determine the direction of its fall
Broaderindentation, indentureA concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
Spanishmuesca
Catalanosca
Verbsnotchnotch a surface to record something
notchcut or make a notch into
English > notch: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA small cut.
Synonymsnick, snick
Broadercut, cuttingThe act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
Spanishescotadura, hendidura, muesca, ranura, tarja
Catalanmòssa, osca
Verbsnotchnotch a surface to record something
notchcut or make a notch into
English > notch: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut or make a notch into.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"notch the rope"
Narrowerindentnotch the edge of or make jagged
score, nock, markmake small marks into the surface of
Broaderincisemake an incision / incision into by carving or cutting
Spanishentallar, hacer muescas, mellar
Catalanentallar, oscar
Nounsnotcha small cut
notcha V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface
notcha V-shaped indentation
English > notch: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningnotch a surface to record something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderrecord, enter, put downmake a record of
Spanishmellar
Catalanoscar
Nounsnotcha small cut
notcha V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface

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