Crenulation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crenulation A minute crenation.
    • Crenulation The state of being minutely scalloped.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n crenulation The state of being crenulated; a series of notches; specifically, the crenate marking of the margin of some leaves. See cut under crenate.
    • n crenulation Fine striation.
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Usage

In literature:

The nave of the church is to the east; it is of two stories, both crenulated at the top.
"Wild Wales Its People, Language and Scenery" by George Borrow
Each division is fortified after a fashion, with walls now crumbling, and with round crenulated towers.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 1" by James Richardson
Small pitcher-shaped cooking pot with handle and crenulate margin.
"Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Indians of New Mexico in 1880" by James Stevenson
Crenulate: with small scallops, evenly rounded and rather deeply curved.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The courtyard was originally enclosed by a fine crenulated wall like that round the Hotel de Cluny in Paris.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
This last is the only one which has preserved its mediaeval crenulated battlements aloft.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
Crenulata means bearing notches, referring to the crenulate form of the gills, which are very distinct.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Under a magnifying glass the margin will be found to have pellucid crenulations.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
Immediately behind the hump is a series of knuckles or crenulations along the midline.
"Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic" by Stephen Leatherwood
Petals 5, rarely 6, obovate, crenulate.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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