tooth is the dictionary form of teeth Definition of tooth
1. [ noun ] (zoology) hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Related terms: os back_tooth front_tooth carnassial_tooth tusk incisor fang molar conodont canine malposed_tooth primary_tooth premolar chopper adult_tooth dentition mouth crown stump pulp root cusp pulp_cavity dentine
2. [ noun ] something resembling the tooth of an animal
Related terms: projection cog comb power_saw saw comb
3. [ noun ] (zoology) toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell
Related terms: structure denticle
4. [ noun ] a means of enforcement

"the treaty had no teeth in it"

Related terms: means
5. [ noun ] one of a number of uniform projections on a gear
Related terms: projection gear
Similar spelling:   teethe