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Meaning of “tooth” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 Arabic سِنّ…
in Korean 치아, 이…
in Malaysian gigi…
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 Vietnamese răng, răng (lược)…
in Spanish diente…
in Portuguese dente…
in Thai ฟัน, สิ่งที่คล้ายฟัน…
in German der Zahn…
in Catalan dent…
in Japanese 歯…
in Indonesian gigi, menumbuhkan gigi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘴巴, 牙,牙齿…
(Definition of tooth from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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