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toothed


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Toothed  \Toothed\,  a. 
  1.  Having  teeth;  furnished  with  teeth.  ``Ruby-lipped  and 
  toothed  with  pearl.''  --Herrick. 
 
  2.  (Bot.  &  Zo["o]l.)  Having  marginal  projecting  points; 
  dentate. 
 
  {Toothed  whale}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  whale  of  the  order  Denticete. 
  See  {Denticete}. 
 
  {Toothed  wheel},  a  wheel  with  teeth  or  projections  cut  or  set 
  on  its  edge  or  circumference,  for  transmitting  motion  by 
  their  action  on  the  engaging  teeth  of  another  wheel. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tooth  \Tooth\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Toothed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Toothing}.] 
  1.  To  furnish  with  teeth. 
 
  The  twin  cards  toothed  with  glittering  wire. 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  2.  To  indent;  to  jag;  as  to  tooth  a  saw. 
 
  3.  To  lock  into  each  other  See  {Tooth},  n.,  4.  --Moxon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  toothed 
  adj  1:  having  teeth  especially  of  a  certain  number  or  type  often 
  used  in  combination;  "saw-toothed"  [ant:  {toothless}] 
  2:  notched  like  a  saw  with  teeth  pointing  toward  the  apex  [syn: 
  {serrate},  {serrated},  {saw-toothed},  {notched}] 
  3:  having  an  irregularly  notched  or  toothed  margin  as  though 
  gnawed  [syn:  {erose},  {jagged},  {jaggy},  {notched}] 




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