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notch

US and Canadian a narrow pass or gorge

notch

[näch]
(electronics)
Rectangular depression extending below the sweep line of the radar indicator in some types of equipment.
(engineering)
A V-shaped indentation or cut in a surface or edge.
(geology)
A deep, narrow cut near the high-water mark at the base of a sea cliff.
(geography)
A narrow passage between mountains or through a ridge, hill, or mountain.

notch

A cutout in a log or timber, usually at or near one of its ends, that is used to form a rigid joint when mated with another appropriately cutout log or timber at right angles to it; for example, at the corners of a log cabin or log house. See corner notch, diamond notch, double-saddle notch, dovetail notch, half-cut notch, half-dovetail notch, halved-and-lapped notch, lap notch, log notch, round notch, saddle notch, single notch, single-saddle notch, square notch, V-notch.
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27 (50%) spleens showed notches only on superior border, 4 (7.
Curve fitting formulations are obtained to describe the influences of the notches resonators on the corresponding notched frequencies by using first and second order polynomial Moreover, with the help of VF technique, a SPICE-compatible lumped-element equivalent circuit modeling for the proposed antenna is established.
Because of these recognized site differences, the current study purposed to extend the Wilson report [28] on veteran audiometric data to a substantially larger sample of participants from throughout the VA system and to include an examination of the interoctave frequencies that often are associated with high-frequency audiometric notches, viz.
Banque Misr: The BFSR was downgraded to E+ from D-; the long-term LC deposit rating was downgraded by two notches to Ba3 from Ba1 and its long-term FC deposit rating by one notch to B1 from Ba3, constrained by the respective sovereign ceiling.
The notches are tapered like half a cone with the point aiming downstream, so melt flows into the wide end of the notch and is squeezed out the point, increasing extensional flow.
During installation, notches are produced in the pipe when it is dragged along the ground or inserted below ground in order to avoid having to dig a trench.
What's really important are the little notches on the top of the mirrors.
Because there is no tear-notch step during production, packages made with FancyCut technology run faster and have none of the quality issues associated with notched opening systems such as missing notches or misplaced notches that compromise product freshness.
The suprascapular notches of 623 scapulae were digitally photographed and used to determine notch type and area.
said Wednesday it would not immediately downgrade its Aaa rating on Japanese mutual funds investing in Japanese government bonds (JGB) even if it lowers its Aa3 rating on the bonds by two notches.
Improperly sized or placed holes and notches weaken the joist, make it bouncy and saggy, and provide an easy place for it to crack and fail.