Definition of Toothed

1. Adjective. Having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination. "Saw-toothed"

2. Adjective. Notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex.
Exact synonyms: Notched, Saw-toothed, Serrate, Serrated
Similar to: Rough

3. Adjective. Having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed.
Exact synonyms: Erose, Jagged, Jaggy, Notched
Similar to: Rough
Derivative terms: Jaggedness

Definition of Toothed

1. a. Having teeth; furnished with teeth.

Definition of Toothed

1. Adjective. Having teeth. ¹

2. Adjective. Having projections resembling teeth. ¹

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Definition of Toothed

1. tooth [v] - See also: tooth

Medical Definition of Toothed

1. 1. Having teeth; furnished with teeth. "Ruby-lipped and toothed with pearl." 2. Having marginal projecting points; dentate. Toothed whale, 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Toothed

toothbrush tree
toothed (current term)
toothed spurge
toothed sword fern
toothed vertebra
toothed whales
toothed wheel

Literary usage of Toothed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Erect branching annuals, with opposite leaves, the lower entire, the upper mostly toothed at, hast'. Flowers solitary in the upper axils. ..."

2. A History of Greek Mathematics by Thomas Little Heath (1921)
"Construction of toothed wheels and indented ... The rest, of the Book is devoted to the construction (1) of toothed wheels with a given number of teeth ..."

3. Natural History of the American Lobster by Francis Hobart Herrick (1911)
"In like fashion the toothed claw of the lobster is usually replaced in ... This case is certainly much rarer than reversal from crushing to toothed claws. ..."

4. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1824)
"Leaves large, on petioles about an inch long, obovate or frequently oblong-lanceolate, regularly, equally and obtusely toothed, glabrous on the upper ..."

5. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"stem branching, tall: leaves sub-opposite. lanceolate, crenate, toothed: spikes leafless, glabrous, upper lip of the corol obtuse: calyx 2-cleft, roundish. ..."

6. Treatise on Mills and Millwork by William Fairbairn (1871)
"toothed Wheels.—The second method of communicating motion is by rolling contact, as explained in the preliminary Chapter.1 But, in practice, the adhesion ..."

7. The Elements of Mechanics, Comprehending Statics and Dynamics: With a by John Radford Young, John D. Williams (1848)
"If a power be in equilibrium with a weight by means of a system of toothed wheels and pinions, as in fig. 66, then we shall find that the power will be to ..."

8. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"has the Ifts. irregularly cut and jagged, often very oddly so and of different sizes and shapes, the margins white and deep-toothed: one of the many ..."

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