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

  2. A similar hard, pointed structure in invertebrate animals, typically functioning in the mechanical breakdown of food

  3. An appetite or liking for a particular thing

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

  5. Genuine force or effectiveness of a body or in a law or agreement
    • - the Charter would be fine if it had teeth and could be enforced
  6. A projecting part on a tool or other instrument, esp. one of a series that function or engage together, such as a cog on a gearwheel or a point on a saw or comb

  7. A projecting part on an animal or plant, esp. one of a jagged or dentate row on the margin of a leaf or shell


  1. dentition: the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
  2. (tooth) hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  3. (tooth) something resembling the tooth of an animal
  4. (tooth) toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell
  5. (tooth) a means of enforcement; "the treaty had no teeth in it"
  6. (tooth) one of a number of uniform projections on a gear
  7. Teeth is a 2007 horror-black comedy film written and directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein, about a teenage girl who has teeth in her vagina. It premiered January 19, 2007 at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival in the independent drama category. ...
  8. The Fame Monster is the second studio album by American recording artist Lady Gaga, released on November 18, 2009. The album's eight songs were initially intended to be part of a re-release of Gaga's debut album The Fame. ...
  9. The Teeth is an indie rock band from Philadelphia consisting of twin brothers Aaron MoDavis on rhythm guitar and Peter MoDavis on bass guitar. Other members include Brian Ashby on lead guitar and Jonas Oesterle on drums. ...
  10. Teeth is a Filipino rock band.
  11. Teeth (singular tooth) are small, calcified, whitish structures found in the jaws (or mouths) of many vertebrates that are used to break down food. Some animals, particularly carnivores, also use teeth for hunting or for defensive purposes. The roots of teeth are covered by gums. ...
  12. (Tooth (animal)) Teeth in animals vary greatly. Some animals, such as turtles and tortoises, are toothless. Since the appearance of teeth reflects their function, the animal's diet may correspond to types of teeth. For example, carnassials are teeth in carnivores used for slicing food. ...
  13. The ability to be enforced, or to be enforced to any useful effect
  14. (teethly) Of or pertaining to teeth; dental; Full of teeth; In a manner respective of teeth; with reference to dental matters; dentally
  15. (tooth) 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 ...
  16. (Tooth) The rough surfaced finish of papers such as vellum or antique.
  17. (tooth) A characteristic of paper, a slightly rough finish, which permits it to take ink readily.
  18. (Tooth) A very slight surface texture of paper preferred for dry media such as charcoal and pastel.
  19. (Tooth) This is a very important term to know if you are going to fall in love with paper. The tooth of a paper is simply the roughness of a paper. ...
  20. (Tooth) Toughness in a clay body; course grain structure. (1)
  21. (Tooth) A fine texture in a paint film provided by pigments or by abrasives used in sanding, providing a base for adhesion of a second coat.
  22. (Tooth) The texture of a sheet of paper
  23. (Tooth) (plural: teeth)—small, notched projection appearing along leaf edge
  24. (Tooth) refers to paper’s surface roughness, a characteristic that allows it to take up ink.
  25. (TOOTH) Small bumps which texture the wrapper on a cigar.