Definition of serration
1 : the condition of being serrate
2 : a formation resembling the toothed edge of a saw
3 : one of the teeth in a serrate margin
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Not even T. rex had bigger serrations on its teeth, Dal Sasso says.
Piacsek, a physics professor at Central Washington University, stands on the only flat surface: a metal grating suspended above claw-like serrations thrusting up from the floor.
The largest of these Ice Age cats sported canines that were 11 inches long, with fine serrations giving the fangs even more of a cutting edge.
And what’s up with putting the serrations at the tip of the blade instead of the more usual location near the handle?
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