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Meaning of NOTCH

Pronunciation:  nâch

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a small cut
  2. [n]  a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
  3. [n]  the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow"
  4. [n]  a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
  5. [v]  notch a surface to record something
  6. [v]  cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope"
 

NOTCH is a 5 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: mountain pass, nick, pass, snick
 
 See Also: chain, chain of mountains, col, Cumberland Gap, cut, cutting, defile, enter, gap, gorge, incise, incisura, incisure, indent, indentation, indentation, indenture, indenture, Khyber Pass, location, mark, mountain chain, mountain range, nock, put down, range, range of mountains, record, saddle, saddleback, score, serration, thumb index

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Notch\, n. [Akin to nock; cf. OD. nock, OSw. nocka. Cf.
    {Nick} a notch.]
    1. A hollow cut in anything; a nick; an indentation.
    
             And on the stick ten equal notches makes. --Swift.
    
    2. A narrow passage between two elevation; a deep, close
       pass; a defile; as, the notch of a mountain.
    
    
  2. \Notch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Notched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Notching}.]
    1. To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by
       notches; as, to notch a stick.
    
    2. To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string.
    
             God is all sufferance; here he doth show No arrow
             notched, only a stringless bow.       --Herrick.
    
    
 
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