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What is the noun for tooth?

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  1. A hard, calcareous structure present in the mouth of many vertebrate animals, generally used for eating.
  2. A sharp projection on the blade of a saw or similar implement.
  3. 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.
  4. (botany) A pointed projection from the margin of a leaf.
  5. (animation) The rough surface of some kinds of cel or other films that allows better adhesion of artwork.
  6. (figuratively) taste; palate
  7. (algebraic geometry) An irreducible component of a comb that intersects the handle in exactly one point, that point being distinct from the unique point of intersection for any other tooth of the comb.
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  9. Examples:
    1. “The tribal chief wore a necklace adorned with the teeth of various predators, including a tooth from a lion, a crocodile, and a tiger.”
      “I need to replace the tooth on my saw as it has become dull and ineffective.”
  1. The act or process of indenting or furnishing with teeth.
  2. (construction) Bricks alternately projecting at the end of a wall, in order to be bonded into a continuation of it when the remainder is carried up.
  3. Examples:
    1. “They called these aspirations pierres d' attente, toothing stones, that jut out from a wall in order to mesh with an eventual addition.”
      “Currently the only essential restriction currently is still the restriction to spur toothing.”
      “The new toothing patterns 3R and 3RS in the most popular head designs stand out thanks to extreme impact resistance and performance.”
  1. The state or condition of being toothless; lack of teeth; edentulism.
  2. (figuratively) The state of being weak, of having no capability of enforcing something.
  3. Examples:
    1. “The toothlessness of this process was revealed in 1985, the last time an inquest was held.”
      “But the toothlessness of their side, a perennial problem, made for morsels that, ultimately, were easily digested by their rivals.”
      “The great benefit of his show is to expose the political toothlessness of much so-called radical thought.”
  1. A device given to infants to help soothe inflamed gums during teething, often filled with a fluid or gel that can be frozen or refrigerated.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “My nephew constantly gnaws on his teether to relieve the discomfort caused by teething.”
      “The teether is marketed as being BPA and phthalate free and intended for ages 3 months and up.”
      “Rattling rings, crinkly and scrunchy feet, and a linkie teether will stimulate baby's natural curiosity.”
  1. The eruption, through the gums, of the milk teeth; dentition.
  1. A paste, normally used with a toothbrush, for cleaning the teeth.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “I squeezed a dollop of toothpaste onto my toothbrush before vigorously brushing my teeth.”
      “He is kind of cute, and has a whiter than white toothpaste smile, a wicked sense of humour and an accent to die for.”
      “I was so tired after and went to clean my teeth to find the toothpaste missing.”
  1. One who extracts teeth with instruments; a dentist.
  1. A substance used by certain tribes to blacken the teeth.
  1. (historical) A person who would extract teeth for a small charge at fairs, etc.
  1. A lotion for cleaning or whitening the teeth.
  1. The extraction of teeth, as by a dentist.
  1. (in compounds) The state or quality of having a particular type of tooth or teeth.
  1. A little tooth or similar projection.
  1. The imprint left by a tooth or teeth.
  1. (medicine) A pain or ache in a tooth.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “He winced in agony as the toothache pierced through his jaw, making it nearly impossible for him to eat or speak.”
      “This can be used to gargle, rinse the mouth, or take internally to treat sore throats and toothache.”
      “The bark, rubbed up in rice-water mixed with cumin-seed, is a cure for gumboils and toothache.”
  1. One who brushes the teeth.
  1. The care and treatment of the teeth.
  1. Obsolete form of toothache.
  1. (sciences) A row of teeth.
  1. An act of brushing the teeth.
  1. (slang, nursery word) tooth
  1. plural of tooth
  2. (plural only) The ability to be enforced, or to be enforced to any useful effect.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Egyptians used bath oils, white powders, and abrasives to clean their teeth.”
      “The cutlery is placed in the same position to give a break, but with the tip of the knife between the teeth of the fork.”
      “I smiled at my reflection and my pearly white teeth were visible and stood out from my tanned face.”
  1. plural of toothypeg (teeth)
  1. plural of toothbrushing
  1. plural of toothbrusher
  1. plural of toothdrawer
  1. plural of toothpuller
  1. plural of toothpaste
  2. Examples:
    1. “Incidentally, the dentist said that toothpastes with mouthwash killed the useful bacteria inside the oral cavity due to its antiseptic qualities.”
      “Tooth-whitening toothpastes can remove some stains and help keep your teeth clean in the short term.”
      “Even though most toothpastes contain fluoride, toothpaste alone will not fully protect a child's mouth.”
  1. plural of toothbrush
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  3. Examples:
    1. “There is a bit more than an inch of brushy area on toothbrushes, so a tube should provide 113 liberal brushes.”
      “At daybreak families emerge from their walled houses with cups and toothbrushes.”
      “We want food that's been pre-washed, cars with air-conditioning and homes with everything from dishwashers to electric toothbrushes.”
  1. plural of toothache
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Aztecs in Mexico believed urine, when applied topically, could cure toothaches, athlete's foot, psoriasis, and dry skin.”
      “It can be used for headaches, muscle aches, backaches, toothaches, minor arthritis pain, to relieve cold symptoms, menstrual cramps, and to reduce fever.”
      “My husband, who has seen this same vanquisher of toothaches, told me tales of a small dark office, all of which made those little bats in my stomach flutter faster.”
  1. plural of toothmark
  2. Examples:
    1. “Every exposed power cord in our apartment bears telltale toothmarks from her enthusiastic fits of mastication.”
      “His slimsy silver spoon, dented with toothmarks of an ancestor who had died in a delirium, was laid evenly by his plate.”
      “Further examination reveals the cut surface of the hole has toothmarks which follow the direction of the shell.”
  1. plural of toothwash
  1. plural of teething
  1. plural of toothake
  1. plural of toothing
  1. plural of toothlet
  1. plural of toothrow
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