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Dictionary Definition

notch

Noun

1 a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
2 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" [syn: pass, mountain pass]
3 a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
4 a small cut [syn: nick, snick]

Verb

1 cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope"
2 notch a surface to record something

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. a V-shaped cut
  2. such a cut, used for keeping a record
  3. an indentation
  4. a mountain pass
  5. a level or degree
    ''This car is a notch better than the other.

Translations

a V-shaped cut
  • Hungarian: rovátka
such a cut, used for keeping a record
  • Hungarian: rovás, jelölés
an indentation
  • Hungarian: bevágás
a mountain pass
  • Hungarian: hegyszoros, szurdok
a level or degree
  • Hungarian: fok, fokozat

See also

top notch

Verb

  1. to cut a notch in something
  2. to record a score etc by making notches on something
  3. to achieve something
    The team notched up many wins.

Translations

Extensive Definition

Notch may refer to:
Notch may also be:
notch in Italian: Tacca
notch in Polish: Karb

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