a V-shaped indentation
pass, mountain pass, notch(noun)
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"
a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface
"there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
notch, nick, snick(verb)
a small cut
cut or make a notch into
"notch the rope"
notch a surface to record something
A V-shaped cut.
Such a cut, used for keeping a record
The notches in that tribe's warrior axe handles stand for killed enemies.
A mountain pass; a defile
A level or degree.
This car is a notch better than the other.
To cut a notch in (something).
To record (a score or similar) by making notches on something.
The tribe's hunters notch their kills by notches on each's axe's handle.
To join by means of notches.
To achieve (something).
The team notched a pair of shutout wins on Sunday.
Origin: Recorded since 1577, probably a of an + otch, which noun stems from oche, itself from the verb ochier, of unknown origin
a hollow cut in anything; a nick; an indentation
a narrow passage between two elevation; a deep, close pass; a defile; as, the notch of a mountain
to cut or make notches in ; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick
to fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string
Origin: [Akin to nock; cf. OD. nock, OSw. nocka. Cf. Nick a notch.]
Norman Howell, better known as Notch is a R&B, reggae, dancehall and reggaeton artist. He was the former lead vocalist and one of the creative force behind the hip hop-reggae act, Born Jamericans. He has been featured on hit albums such as Mas Flow 2, Mas Flow 2.5, Chosen Few II: El Documental, Barrio Fino, and The Cosmic Game. His first solo album, Raised by the People, was released in May 2007.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
noch, n. a nick cut in anything: an indentation, incision, incisure: a narrow pass in a rock, or between two mountains.—v.t. to cut a hollow into.—n. Notch′-board, the board which receives the ends of the steps of a staircase—also Bridge-board.—adjs. Notch′-eared, having emarginate ears, as the notch-eared bat; Notched, nicked.—n. Notch′ing, a method of joining framing-timbers, by halving, scarfing, or caulking. [From a Teut. root, as in Old Dut. nock. Cf. Nick, a notch.]
The numerical value of Notch in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Notch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
From here, we're going to take it up a notch and go for frozen yogurt.
This is a positive surprise. The market has built in the expectation of at least a one-notch cut, so it will price in the positive news.
Kids in the U.S. have the opportunity to get top notch educations through athletics scholarships, plus, sports help build self-esteem, so schools encourage athletic participation.
I'm proud that George and [Jeb, Jr.] are actively involved in the campaign, and my advice is have fun, do it with joy in your heart. Don't get too wonky, use the kind of humor that he's got to take me down a notch or two.
The kid was top-notch and everybody loved him, i know the kids that played with him on the high school team and the team that I coached are devastated, and they are trying to find some answers on why something like this happens to a young kid. It's tragic.
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- oscar, oscaCatalan, Valencian
- zářez, vrubCzech
- anschreiben, Niveau, einkerben, Einrückung, Pass, Bergpass, Klasse, Kerbe, Einkerbung, Senke, ankerbenGerman
- escotadura, muesca, categoría, entalladura, entallar, talladura, ranura, nivel, tarja, mellar, tarjar, pasoSpanish
- saavuttaa, kaivertaa, sola, aste, lovi, kolo, loveta, kirjata, salvoa, luokkaFinnish
- entaille, encoche, cranFrench
- rovátka, rovás, fokozat, bevágás, hegyszoros, jelölés, szurdok, fokHungarian
- խազ, քարթArmenian
- tacca, incavo, golaItalian
- kakari, whakakānewha, tōkari, whakakarikari, kāniwhaMāori
- keep, trede, bergengte, bergpas, inkepen, kepen, bereiken, inkerving, kerf, kerven, graad, inlaten, behalen, boekenDutch
- garganta, entalho, entalhar, desfiladeiro, chanfrar, nível, chanfro, indentação, passoPortuguese
- зару́бка, паз, вы́рез, засе́чка, перева́л, у́ровень, вы́емка, пропил, ме́тка, о́тступ, абза́ц, вмя́тина, сте́пеньRussian
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