Definition of "serrated" [serrated]

  • Notched like the edge of a saw; saw-toothed; serrate. (adjective)

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Use "serrated" in a sentence
  • "Beyond that, two recent studies in other countries found that colonoscopy often fails to detect pre-cancerous flat growths, called serrated polyps, which tend to develop on the right side of the colon."
  • "This would include leg irons, electro-shock stun belts and inherently painful devices such as serrated thumb-cuffs."
  • "The extinct whales called Squalodon have tusk-like front teeth and molars which have the outline of a leaf with a coarsely "serrated" edge."