(on a French window or the like) a pair of rods, moved by a knob mechanism, sliding into sockets in the head and sill of the opening to provide a secure fastening.
[kri-moh-nuh; Italian kre-maw-nah] /krɪˈmoʊ nə; Italian krɛˈmɔ nɑ/ noun 1. a city in N Italy, on the Po River. 2. one of a class of violins of superior quality made there during the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. /Italian kreˈmoːna/ noun 1. a city in N Italy, in Lombardy on the River Po: noted for […]
crena cre·na (krē’nə) n. pl. cre·nae (-nē) Any of the notches into which the opposing projections fit in the cranial sutures.
[kree-neyt] /ˈkri neɪt/ adjective 1. having the margin notched or scalloped so as to form rounded teeth, as a leaf. /ˈkriːneɪt/ adjective 1. having a scalloped margin, as certain leaves crenate cre·nate (krē’nāt’) or cre·nat·ed (-nā’tĭd) adj. Having a margin with low, rounded or scalloped projections or indentations.
[kri-ney-shuh n] /krɪˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a rounded projection or tooth, as on the margin of a leaf. 2. Anatomy. (in erythrocytes) the state of being or becoming shrunken with a notched or indented edge. 3. a notch between teeth. /krɪˈneɪʃən/ noun 1. any of the rounded teeth or the notches between them on a […]