Pronunciation: nǒcht
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 elevations; a deep, close pass; a defile; as, the notch of a mountain.
v. t.1.To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick.
[imp. & p. p. Notched (nǒcht); p. pr. & vb. n. Notching.]
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.
Noun1.Notchnotch - a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
2.notch - 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"
Synonyms: mountain pass, pass
3.notch - a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
4.notch - a small cut
Synonyms: snick, nick
Verb1.notch - cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope"
2.notch - notch a surface to record something
Vandyke, abysm, abyss, accomplish, achieve, alveolation, alveolus, amount, arroyo, birthmark, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blotch, box canyon, brand, breach, break, caliber, canyon, caste mark, cavity, chalk, chalk up, chap, chasm, check, check off, checkmark, chimney, chink, chop, cicatrix, cicatrize, cleft, cleuch, clough, col, compass, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crenellate, crenulate, crevasse, crevice, crimp, cwm, dapple, dash, defile, define, degree, delimit, dell, demarcate, dent, depress, dike, dimple, dint, discolor, discoloration, ditch, donga, dot, draw, earmark, engrave, engraving, excavation, extent, fault, fissure, flaw, fleck, flick, flume, fracture, freckle, furrow, gain, gap, gape, gash, gorge, gouge, gradation, grade, graving, groove, gulch, gulf, gully, hack, hatch, height, hole, honeycomb, impress, impression, imprint, incise, incision, indent, indention, indenture, interval, jag, joint, jot, kloof, knurl, leak, leap, lentigo, level, line, machicolate, macula, make a mark, mark, mark off, mark out, marking, measure, mill, moat, mole, mottle, nevus, nock, nuance, nullah, opening, pas, pass, passage, patch, peg, pencil, pepper, period, picot, pink, pit, pitch, plane, plateau, pock, pockmark, point, polka dot, press in, prick, print, proportion, punch, punch in, punctuate, puncture, range, ratio, ravine, reach, recess, register, remove, rent, riddle, rift, rime, round, rung, rupture, scale, scallop, scar, scarification, scarify, scissure, scope, score, scotch, scratch, scratching, seal, seam, serrate, set back, set in, shade, shadow, slash, slit, slot, space, speck, speckle, splash, split, splotch, spot, stage, stain, stair, stamp, standard, step, stigma, stigmatize, stint, strawberry mark, streak, striate, stripe, sunken part, tamp, tattoo, tattoo mark, tick, tick off, tittle, tooth, trace, tread, trench, underline, underscore, valley, void, wadi, watermark, win
Notary or notary public
notary public
notational system
-- Notch --
Note of admiration
note of hand
Note paper
note payable
note receivable
note value
notebook computer
notebook entry
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