Definitions for toothtuθ; ˈtu θɪŋ, -ðɪŋ
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hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
something resembling the tooth of an animal
toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell
a means of enforcement
"the treaty had no teeth in it"
one of a number of uniform projections on a gear
A hard, calcareous structure present in the mouth of many vertebrate animals, generally used for eating.
A sharp projection on the blade of a saw or similar implement.
A projection on the edge of a gear that meshes with similar projections on adjacent gears, or on the circumference of a cog that engages with a chain.
A pointed projection from the margin of a leaf.
To provide or furnish with teeth.
The twin cards toothed with glittering wire. uE00017080uE001 Wordsworth.
To indent; to jag.
to tooth a saw
Origin: From tooth, from toþ, from tanþs, from h₃dónts. Cognate with toth, tos, Dutch tand, German Zahn, and tand, tönn, Welsh dant, Latin dens, Lithuanian dantis, Ancient Greek ὀδούς, Armenian ատամ , Persian دندان, Sanskrit . Related to tusk.
one of the hard, bony appendages which are borne on the jaws, or on other bones in the walls of the mouth or pharynx of most vertebrates, and which usually aid in the prehension and mastication of food
fig.: Taste; palate
any projection corresponding to the tooth of an animal, in shape, position, or office; as, the teeth, or cogs, of a cogwheel; a tooth, prong, or tine, of a fork; a tooth, or the teeth, of a rake, a saw, a file, a card
a projecting member resembling a tenon, but fitting into a mortise that is only sunk, not pierced through
one of several steps, or offsets, in a tusk. See Tusk
an angular or prominence on any edge; as, a tooth on the scale of a fish, or on a leaf of a plant
one of the appendages at the mouth of the capsule of a moss. See Peristome
any hard calcareous or chitinous organ found in the mouth of various invertebrates and used in feeding or procuring food; as, the teeth of a mollusk or a starfish
to furnish with teeth
to indent; to jag; as, to tooth a saw
to lock into each other. See Tooth, n., 4
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tōōth, n. one of the hard bodies in the mouth, attached to the skeleton, but not forming part of it, developed from the dermis or true skin, their function primarily the mastication of the food: the taste or palate, relish: anything tooth-like: a prong: one of the projections on a saw or wheel:—pl. Teeth.—v.t. to furnish with teeth: to cut into teeth.—ns. Tooth′ache, an ache or pain in a tooth; Tooth′-brush, a brush for cleaning the teeth; Tooth′-draw′er (Shak.), one whose business is to extract teeth with instruments, a dentist; Tooth′-draw′ing, the act of extracting a tooth: the practice of extracting teeth.—adjs. Toothed, having teeth: (bot.) having tooth-like projections on the edge, as a leaf; Tooth′ful, full of teeth.—n. a small drink of spirits, &c.—adj. Tooth′less, having no teeth.—ns. Tooth′-ornament, a Romanesque and Early Pointed moulding, consisting of a square four-leaved flower pointed in the centre; Tooth′pick, an instrument for picking out anything in the teeth; Tooth′-pow′der, a powder used with a tooth-brush for cleaning the teeth.—adj. Tooth′some, pleasant to the taste.—ns. Tooth′someness; Tooth′-wash, a liquid preparation for cleansing the teeth; Tooth′wort, a name for Lathræa squamaria, one of the insectivorous plants, as well as for Dentaria bulbifera, one of the Cruciferæ, common in England, also known as 'coral-wort' and 'tooth-violet.'—adj. Tooth′y, having teeth: toothsome: biting.—Tooth and nail, with all possible vigour and fury.—A sweet tooth, a relish for sweet things; In spite of one's teeth, In the teeth of, in defiance of opposition; Show one's teeth, to threaten, to show one's anger and power to injure; Throw, Cast, in one's teeth, to fling at one, as a taunt, or in challenge; To the teeth (Shak.), in open opposition or defiance. [A.S. tóth (pl. téth, also tóthas); cog. with Goth. tunthus, L. dens, dent-is, Gr. o-dous, o-dont-os, Sans. danta.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'tooth' in Nouns Frequency: #862
The numerical value of tooth in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of tooth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
a good tooth, gets no gold
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child
The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money.
It's the whole tooth, with the root and everything, it really looks strange.
If people are concerned about tooth decay the best thing to do is be preventive.
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Translations for tooth
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- أسْنَان, سِنّArabic
- зу́бы, зубBelarusian
- зъб, зъ́биBulgarian
- dant, dentBreton
- dentCatalan, Valencian
- зѫбъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- tand, tänder, tænderDanish
- Sägezahn, ZahnGerman
- دندان, دندانه, دندون, گازPersian
- tonn, tennFaroese
- toskWestern Frisian
- fiacailScottish Gaelic
- दाँत, दान्तHindi
- ակռա, ատամArmenian
- კბილი, კბილებიGeorgian
- igegoKikuyu, Gikuyu
- 니, 톱니, 이, 이빨Korean
- diran, دان, ددان, didanKurdish
- заб, забецMacedonian
- പല്ല്, ദന്തം, യന്ത്രപ്പല്ല്Malayalam
- danta, gerigi, gigiMalay
- tand, zaagtandDutch
- awooʼNavajo, Navaho
- -bidOjibwe, Ojibwa
- дӕндагOssetian, Ossetic
- ਦੰਦPanjabi, Punjabi
- ząb, zębyPolish
- غاښPashto, Pushto
- зу́бья, зубе́ц, зуб, зу́быRussian
- zȗb, зу̑бSerbo-Croatian
- දතSinhala, Sinhalese
- zub, zubySlovak
- kugg, tand, sågtand, kugge, hjultandSwedish
- ทันต์, ฟัน, กราม, ฟันกรามThai
- diş, dişlerTurkish
- tiş, тешTatar
- چىشUyghur, Uighur
- зуб, зу́биUkrainian
- دانت, دندانUrdu
- tut, tutem, tutsVolapük
- צאָן, ציין, ציינערYiddish
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