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teeth

[teeth]
noun
plural of tooth.

teethless, adjective
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teeth (tiːθ)
 
n
1.  the plural of tooth
2.  the most violent part: the teeth of the gale
3.  the power to produce a desired effect: that law has no teeth
4.  by the skin of one's teeth See skin
5.  get one's teeth into to become engrossed in
6.  in the teeth of in direct opposition to; against: in the teeth of violent criticism he went ahead with his plan
7.  show one's teeth to threaten, esp in a defensive manner
8.  to the teeth to the greatest possible degree: armed to the teeth

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teeth
plural of tooth (q.v.).
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teeth (tēth)
n.
Plural of tooth.

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tooth   (tth)  Pronunciation Key 


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Plural teeth (tēth)
  1. Any of the hard bony structures in the mouth used to grasp and chew food and as weapons of attack and defense. In mammals and many other vertebrates, the teeth are set in sockets in the jaw. In fish and amphibians, they grow in and around the palate. See also dentition.

  2. A similar structure in certain invertebrate animals.


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tooth definition


A hard structure, embedded in the jaws of the mouth, that functions in chewing. The tooth consists of a crown, covered with hard white enamel; a root, which anchors the tooth to the jawbone; and a “neck” between the crown and the root, covered by the gum. Most of the tooth is made up of dentin, which is located directly below the enamel. The soft interior of the tooth, the pulp, contains nerves and blood vessels. Humans have molars for grinding food, incisors for cutting, and canines and bicuspids for tearing.

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