cut+notches+in

  • 1 notches — nÉ‘tʃ /nÉ’ n. groove; V shaped cut; level, degree (Informal); pass between two hills or mountains v. groove; cut; make a notch in; score a point …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 2 notch — [[t]nɒ̱tʃ[/t]] notches, notching, notched 1) N COUNT You can refer to a level on a scale of measurement or achievement as a notch. [JOURNALISM] Average earnings in the economy moved up another notch in August... In this country the good players… …

    English dictionary

  • 3 Score — (sk[=o]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scored} (sk[=o]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scoring}.] 1. To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Scored — Score Score (sk[=o]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scored} (sk[=o]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scoring}.] 1. To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Scoring — Score Score (sk[=o]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scored} (sk[=o]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scoring}.] 1. To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Pacific mountain system — ▪ mountains, North America Introduction  series of mountain ranges that stretches along the Pacific coast (Coast Ranges) of North America from northern British Columbia (Canada) to northwestern Mexico. They run for some 4,500 miles (7,250… …

    Universalium

  • 7 Coast — For other uses, see Coast (disambiguation). A coastline or seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean.[1] A precise line that can be called a coastline cannot be determined due to the dynamic nature of tides. The term coastal zone can …

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  • 8 pre-Columbian civilizations — Introduction       the aboriginal American Indian (Mesoamerican Indian) cultures that evolved in Meso America (part of Mexico and Central America) and the Andean region (western South America) prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th …

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  • 9 counterspells —    Some traditional measures against *witchcraft were general defences, e.g. *horseshoes, *hagstones, various plants hung at the door, the sign of the *cross, a bent *coin laid in the churn, etc. But if a particular witch s curse had already… …

    A Dictionary of English folklore

  • 10 horse — horseless, adj. horselike, adj. /hawrs/, n., pl. horses, (esp. collectively) horse, v., horsed, horsing, adj. n. 1. a large, solid hoofed, herbivorous quadruped, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in a number of varieties …

    Universalium

  • 11 Current sea level rise — This article is about the current and future rise in sea level associated with global warming. For sea level changes in Earth s history, see Sea level#Changes through geologic time. Sea level measurements from 23 long tide gauge records in… …

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  • 12 sandstone caves —    Most natural sandstone caves are surface river cut notches at the foot of rock cliffs, or left part way up the cliff due to later downcutting. This origin accounts for most of the caves once inhabited by the Pueblo Indians in the sandstone… …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 13 Ore Mountain passes — Historic passes over the Ore Mountains Post roa …

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  • 14 notch — I. n. Nick, indentation, dent, dint, incision. II. v. a. Nick, cut notches in, indent …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 thumb-index — notches cut into a book to indicate the beginning of a new chapter or segment …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 Tram controls — The following article describes the controls on electric, rather than steam trams.OverviewThe operation of trams is relatively simple. As trams run on rails, they do not require steering controls. However they do require controls for the smooth… …

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  • 17 printing — /prin ting/, n. 1. the art, process, or business of producing books, newspapers, etc., by impression from movable types, plates, etc. 2. the act of a person or thing that prints. 3. words, symbols, etc., in printed form. 4. printed material. 5.… …

    Universalium

  • 18 Tally stick — A tally (or tally stick) was an ancient memory aid device to record and document numbers, quantities, or even messages. Tally sticks first appear as notches carved on animal bones, in the Upper Paleolithic. A notable example is the Ishango Bone.… …

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  • 19 Cryptanalysis of the Enigma — enabled the western Allies in World War II to read substantial amounts of secret Morse coded radio communications of the Axis powers that had been enciphered using Enigma machines. This yielded military intelligence which, along with that from… …

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  • 20 score — [skôr] n. [ME < OE scoru < ON skor < IE base * (s)ker , to cut > SHEAR] 1. a) a scratch, mark, incision, etc. [scores made on ice by skates] b) a line drawn or scratched, often to mark a starting point, etc. c) notches made in wood,… …

    English World dictionary


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