notch /ˈnɑʧ/ 名詞
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.
Notch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Notched p. pr. & vb. n. Notching.]
1. To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick.
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.
n 1: a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
2: 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" [syn: pass,
3: a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into
a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his
4: a small cut [syn: nick, snick]
v 1: cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope"
2: notch a surface to record something