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Synonyms for notch

Synonyms for notch

one of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

to gain (a point or points) in a game or contest

Synonyms for notch

a V-shaped indentation

the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks

a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface

a small cut

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cut or make a notch into

notch a surface to record something

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MARC's notching guidelines for rating Basel III-compliant capital instruments are as follows:-
No notched lobsters died in tank A immediately after notching, and only 1 lobster died in tank B immediately after notching.
The notching device required for the most popular impact tests--notched Izod and notched Charpy--is sold separately from the test instrument.
Fitch Ratings has updated the criteria report titled 'Treatment and Notching of Hybrids in Nonfinancial Corporate and REIT Credit Analysis'.
Fitch's new methodology was released in a special report entitled 'Insurance Industry: Global Notching Methodology,' and delineates the impact of default risk, and recovery given default, on ratings.
Fitch's decision to upgrade its ratings on THG and to assign a 'BBB' IDR to the company reflects Fitch's belief that THG's credit fundamentals support standard notching between its IDR and debt ratings and its property/casualty subsidiaries' insurer financial strength (IFS) ratings.
Fitch retained the unusually narrow notching between AIG's insurer financial strength ratings and holding company ratings upon implementing the agency's new notching and recovery rating methodology.
Unlike the rest of the insurance industry, Fitch will not be issuing its new insurance industry notching standards for Genworth and the rest of the mortgage insurance and financial guaranty industries at this time (see report entitled 'Insurance Industry: Global Notching Methodology,' published Feb.
Fitch's new methodology released in a special report entitled 'Insurance Industry: Global Notching Methodology,' delineates the impact of default risk, and recovery given default, on ratings.
The adoption of the new notching methodology resulted in the upward revision in the debt rating of one U.
Fitch's new methodology, released in a special report entitled 'Insurance Industry: Global Notching Methodology', clearly delineates the impact of default risk and recovery given default on ratings.
As a result of these two features, implementing the new methodology has led to a general tightening of the notching between Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings and debt ratings.