Incise


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Incise

To cut a shallow mark into a material.
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incise

1. To decorate by cutting or indenting a surface, as ceramic ware.
2. To perforate the surface of timbers, poles, posts, etc., to increase penetration of wood preservatives.
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A narrow tooth angle makes teeth sharper, and easier for them to incise wood, but at the same time makes them weaker and more susceptible to breakage.
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