Definitions for kerfkɜrf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a cut or incision made by a saw or the like in a piece of wood.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of kerf:

bef. 1000; ME kerf, kirf, OE cyrf a cutting


  1. kerf(Noun)

    The groove or slit created by cutting a workpiece; an incision; the width of the groove made while cutting.

  2. Origin: From cyrf.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kerf(noun)

    a notch, channel, or slit made in any material by cutting or sawing

Translations for kerf

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a small cut

There was a nick in the doorpost.

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