Jaw

The jaw is any opposable articulated structure at the entrance of the mouth, typically used for grasping and manipulating food. The term jaws is also broadly applied to the whole of the structures constituting the vault of the mouth and serving to open and close it and is part of the body plan of most animals. ==Arthropods== In arthropods, the jaw...
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Jaw

• (n.) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. • (n.) One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other, for grasping or crushing anything between them, as, the jaws of a vise, or the jaws of a stone-crushing machine. • (n.) Hence, also, the bone itself with the teeth...
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jaw

(jaw) either the mandible (lower jaw) or the maxilla (upper jaw), two opposing bony structures of the mouth; they bear the teeth and are used for biting and chewing. cleft jaw a cleft between the median nasal and maxillary processes through the alveolus; see also cleft palate. Called also...
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jaw

(Pocket games) The slanted part of the cushion that is cut at an angle to form the opening from the bed of the table into the pocket.
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jaw

1. <anatomy> One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. Hence, also, the bone itself with the teeth and covering. ... In the plural, the mouth. ... 2. Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; especially, pl, the mouth or way of entrance; as, the jaws of a pass; the jaws of darkness; the ...
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jaw

noun holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
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Jaw

Jaw intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Jawed ; present participle & verbal noun Jawing .] To scold; to clamor. [ Low] Smollett.
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Jaw

Jaw noun [ A modification of chaw , formed under the influence of French joue the cheek. See Chaw , Chew .] 1. (Anat.) (a) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. (b) Hence, also, the bone itself with t...
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Jaw

Jaw transitive verb To assail or abuse by scolding. [ Low]
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jaw

a common name for the maxilla or mandible.
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jaw

A common name for either the maxilla or the mandible.
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Jaw

A common name for either the maxilla or the mandible.
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Jaw

a common name for the maxilla or mandible.
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jaw

either of a pair of bones that form the framework of the mouth of vertebrate animals, usually containing teeth and including a movable lower jaw ... [19 related articles]
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jaw

Either of two bony structures that hold the teeth and frame the mouth in humans and most vertebrates. The upper jawbone, or maxilla, is fused to the skull. The lower jawbone, or mandible, is movable, having two ligament hinges, one at each side of the temple near the entrance to the ear. Powerful mu...
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Jaw

Jaw is slang for impudent or abusive talk.
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Jaw

Jaw: The bones below the mouth (the mandible) and the bone above the mouth just above the mouth (the maxilla). The word jaw comes from the Anglo-Saxon ceowan meaning to chew.
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jaw

Often loosely applied to any movable, toothed structures at or near the mouth of an animal, such as the scolecodonts of annelids. In vertebrates, the jaw is derived from the first gill arch.
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jaw

Often loosely applied to any movable, toothed structures at or near the mouth of an animal, such as the scolecodonts of annelids. In vertebrates, the jaw is derived from the first gill arch.
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jaw

One of two bony structures that form the framework of the mouth in all vertebrates except lampreys and hagfishes (the agnathous or jawless vertebrates). They consist of the upper jawbone (maxilla), which is fused to the skull, and the lower jawbone (mandible), which is hinged at each side to the bones of the temple by ligaments
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Jaw

The bone that teeth are affixed to.
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jaw

Type: Term Pronunciation: jaw Definitions: 1. One of the two bony structures in which the teeth are set to form the framework of the mouth. 2. Common name for either the maxillae or the mandible.
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jaw

[n] - the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it 2. [n] - the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth 3. [n] - holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
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