Tooth Meaning and Definition


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Tooth meaning

Word: Tooth

How to pronounce: tuːθ

Noun

Definitions:

1. Each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws of most vertebrates, used for biting and chewing.

Example sentences: "He clenched his teeth"

2. A projecting part on a tool or other instrument, especially one of a series that function or engage together, such as a cog on a gearwheel or a point on a saw or comb.

Example sentences: "Desargues proposed cycloidal teeth for gear wheels in the 1630's."

3. An appetite or liking for a particular thing.

4. Roughness given to a surface to allow color or glue to adhere.

Example sentences: "The paper used in copying machines is good as it has tooth and takes ink well"


Synonyms:

tine

cog

dental

dentist

serration

denticle

prongs

gear

serrated

dentate

bad tooth

painful tooth

deciduous tooth

claws

canine tooth

canine


Derivations:

toothed

toothless

toothsome

Toot

toothing

toothy


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Tooth in Other Languages...

Spanish: Diente

German: Zahn

French: Dent

Italian: Dente

Turkish: Dişli


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