• (noun): A means of enforcement.
    Example: "The treaty had no teeth in it"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on tooth:

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 ... 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 ...
Minimal Intervention Dentistry
... dental practice designed around the principal aim of preservation of as much of the natural tooth structure as possible ... 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
... over the saw and levered perpendicular 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "tooth":

  • (noun): Something resembling the tooth of an animal.
  • (noun): Toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell.
  • (noun): Hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense.
  • (noun): One of a number of uniform projections on a gear.

Famous quotes containing the word tooth:

    If only one tooth aches, rejoice that not all of them ache.... If your wife betrays you, be glad that she betrayed only you and not the nation.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    And now my work is done, which neither the anger of
    Jove, nor fire, nor sword, nor the gnawing tooth of time
    shall ever be able to undo.... Wherever Rome’s power
    extends over the conquered world, I shall have mention
    on men’s lips.
    Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)

    And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.
    Bible: Hebrew Exodus, 21:23-25.