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1. crenation

noun. one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.).

Synonyms

  • curved shape
  • curve
  • crenel
  • crenelle
  • crenature

Antonyms

  • curliness
  • straightness
  • unbend
  • straighten

Etymology

  • crenatus (Latin)

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Sentences with crenation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The cell will shrivel up, a process referred to as "crenation."

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