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tooth

noun [C]
 
 
/tuːθ/ ( plural teeth)
MOUTH A1 one of the hard, white objects in your mouth that you use for biting and crushing food: You should brush your teeth twice a day.DentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teethThe teethDentistryProblems with bones, joints and teeth
TOOL one of the row of metal or plastic points that stick out from a tool such as a comb (= thing used to make your hair tidy), or saw (= thing used to cut wood) ToolsGardening tools
→  See also a kick in the teeth , do sth by the skin of your teeth , wisdom tooth , grit your teeth
Translations of “tooth”
in Korean 치아, 이…
in Arabic سِنّ…
in French dent…
in Turkish diş, tarak/testere vb. dişi…
in Italian dente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘴巴, 牙,牙齒…
in Russian зуб, зубец…
in Polish ząb…
in Spanish diente…
in Portuguese dente…
in German der Zahn…
in Catalan dent…
in Japanese 歯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘴巴, 牙,牙齿…
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