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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [se-rey-shuh n]
    • /sɛˈreɪ ʃən/
    • /seˈreɪʃn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [se-rey-shuh n]
    • /sɛˈreɪ ʃən/

Definitions of serration word

  • noun serration serrated condition or form. 1
  • noun serration a serrated edge or formation. 1
  • noun serration one of the notches or teeth of such an edge or formation. 1
  • noun serration saw-toothed edge 1
  • noun serration the state or condition of being serrated 0
  • noun serration a row of notches or toothlike projections on an edge 0

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Origin of serration

First appearance:

before 1700
One of the 50% oldest English words
First recorded in 1700-10, serration is from the New Latin word serrātiōn- (stem of serrātiō). See serrate, -ion

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Parts of speech for Serration


serration popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for serration

noun serration

  • bicuspid — having or terminating in two cusps or points
  • cuspid — a tooth having one point; canine tooth
  • dentation — the state or condition of being dentate
  • denticle — a small tooth or toothlike part, such as any of the placoid scales of sharks
  • fang — one of the long, sharp, hollow or grooved teeth of a venomous snake by which poison is injected.

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