What is tooth?

  • (noun): One of a number of uniform projections on a gear.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on tooth:

List Of Gear Nomenclature - Heel
... The heel of a tooth on a bevel gear or pinion is the portion of the tooth surface near its outer end ... The toe of a tooth on a bevel gear or pinion is the portion of the tooth surface near its inner end ...
Saw Tooth Setter - Categories of Saw Set - Hammer
... The saw tooth to be set is angled over an edge of the anvil and struck in the direction the tooth is to be set ... so that the saw blade rests on a flat portion of the anvil and the tooth held over the bevel, to be struck until bent to the desired angle (Fig ... in some convenient flat place and hold the tooth of saw so that the point projects over the beveled surface fully one-quarter of an inch ...
List Of Batman: The Brave And The Bold Characters - Villains - Sweet Tooth
... Sweet Tooth is a candy-themed supervillain ... NOTE Sweet Tooth is a villain from The New Adventures of Batman ...
Minimal Intervention Dentistry
... preservation of as much of the natural tooth structure as possible ... control and management of the disease that causes tooth decay—dental caries—and then to relief of the residual symptoms it has left behind—the decayed teeth ... of future caries, and is intended to be a complete management solution for tooth decay ...
Saw Tooth Setter - Categories of Saw Set - Lever and Plate
... to the saw blade which springs or bends the tooth to an angle ... saw set is a plate, usually of metal, thick enough to only fit over one tooth at a time and notched to a depth less than that of the tooth ... a stop of some form is added to the design ensuring the tool be levered to the same angle on each tooth ...

More definitions of "tooth":

  • (noun): Something resembling the tooth of an animal.
  • (noun): A means of enforcement.
    Example: "The treaty had no teeth in it"
  • (noun): Hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense.
  • (noun): Toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell.

Famous quotes containing the word tooth:

    How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is
    To have a thankless child.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Poverty is the result of bad adjustment between the soul and its desires.... In the days of great poverty, I did not mind the sensation of hunger.... But ... to be deprived of tooth paste, to brush the teeth without it, was a dreadful thing, a daily discomfort.
    Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    Nature, red in tooth and claw.
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)