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Main Entry: tooth
Pronunciation: primarystresstüth
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural teeth /primarystresstemacronth/
1 a : one of the hard bony structures that are usually located on the jaws of vertebrates and are used for seizing and chewing food and as weapons b : any of various usually hard and sharp structures especially around the mouth of an invertebrate
2 a : something like or suggesting the tooth of an animal in shape, arrangement, or action <the tooth of a saw> b : one of the projections on the rim of a cogwheel that fit between the projections on another part especially to transmit force : COG
- tooth·less /primarystresstüth-lschwas/ adjective
- tooth·like /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective

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