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Noun: notch  nóch
  1. A V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface
    "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
     
  2. A V-shaped indentation
    "mandibular notch"
     
  3. A small cut
    - nick, snick
     
  4. The location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    "we got through the notch before it started to snow";
    - pass, mountain pass
Verb: notch  nóch
  1. Cut or make a notch into
    "notch the rope"
     
  2. Notch a surface to record something

Derived forms: notching, notches, notched

Type of: cut, cutting, enter, incise, indentation, indenture, location, put down, record

Part of: chain, chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains

Encyclopedia: Notch, Missouri