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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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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.
Taipei advances four notches in the item of "service standard" to 36th place.
The other seven financial institutions downgraded by two notches are Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Rabobank was downgraded by two notches to Aa2, ING and ABN Amro to A2 and Lease Plan Corporation to Baa2.
These actions follow Moody's downgrade on November 4 of the Cypriot government bond rating by two notches to Baa3 (on review for possible further downgrade) from Baa1.
National Bank of Egypt: The BFSR was downgraded to D- 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.
Notch size and presence of setal hairs were used independently and combined to categorize postmolt notches as being protected from harvest or not.
The goal of the analysis is to compare measurements of the lifetime of pressurized pipes with external notches against the predictions based on Eqs.
The notches, Kuzak says, provide a four percent improvement in the overall wind noise in the vehicle, and contribute to the 13% improvement of the overall quietness in the interior of the Taurus compared with the Five Hundred that it replaces.
The suprascapular notches of 623 scapulae were digitally photographed and used to determine notch type and area.
The strips are connected only by notches, keeping the sheet intact for easy handling during the coating, cooling and stacking process.
In a forested place called Four Notch, Houston had blazed trails through the fireants, cardinals, dogwood, and poison ivy by cutting four notches in tree trunks.