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/to͞oTH/,
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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. hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  2. something resembling the tooth of an animal
  3. toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell
  4. a means of enforcement; "the treaty had no teeth in it"
  5. one of a number of uniform projections on a gear
  6. 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. ...
  7. 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. ...
  8. (Tooths) Tooth and Co. was the major brewer of beer in New South Wales, Australia. The company owned a large brewery on Broadway in Sydney from 1835 until 1985, known as the Kent Brewery.
  9. 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 ...
  10. (toothly) Of or pertaining to teeth; dental; Toothy; In a manner regarding teeth; dentally
  11. The grain pattern characteristic of less smooth wrapper leaf, such as leaf from Cameroon.
  12. The condition of a flat or non-glossy surface, which allows a succeeding coating, film to adhere readily. See Adhesion, Mechanical Adhesion.
  13. refers to paper’s surface roughness, a characteristic that allows it to take up ink.
  14. A characteristic of paper, a slightly rough finish, which permits it to take ink readily.
  15. The rough surfaced finish of papers such as vellum or antique.
  16. A small sharp projection or bump in a crustacean's carapace shaped like a tooth.
  17. 1. A small, pointed projection, such as on the margin of a leaf, sepal, or petal. 2. The free tips of otherwise fused structures, such as sepals or petals (somewhat archaic usage); smaller than lobes. (see dentate, serrate)
  18. 1. Tuned tine or projection, usually made of hardened steel, used to sound a note in a music comb. 2. Projection in a gear (toothed drive wheel).
  19. (1) the surface quality of a paper that causes it to accept ink; (2) a slightly rough finish.
  20. A closely spaced texture that keeps ink from wiping out of non-linear areas in an etched plate.
  21. This term refers to the grainy texture found on some tobacco leaves; mainly Cameroon.
  22. Small bumps which texture the wrapper on a cigar.
  23. Refers to the "roughness" of a surface. A surface with tooth is one that has enough roughness or texture that paint will easily adhere to it.
  24. Refers to that quality of a paper’s surface that feels and looks rough textured.
  25. Those little "bumps" of oil on a fine quality Cameroon wrapper.