As nouns the difference between tooth and protocone
is that tooth
is a hard, calcareous structure present in the mouth of many vertebrate animals, generally used for eating while protocone
is (anatomy) a cusp in the corner of an upper molar tooth in mammals.
As a verb tooth
is to provide or furnish with teeth.
A hard, calcareous structure present in the mouth of many vertebrate animals, generally used for eating.
A sharp projection on the blade of a saw or similar implement.
A projection on the edge of a gear that meshes with similar projections on adjacent gears, or on the circumference of a cog that engages with a chain.
(botany) A pointed projection from the margin of a leaf.
(animation) The rough surface of some kinds of cel or other films that allow better adhesion of artwork.
(figurative) taste; palate
- I have a sweet tooth : I love sugary treats.
- These are not dishes for thy dainty tooth .
* (structure in the mouth) bicuspid, canine, cuspid, incisor, premolar, molar
* See also
* back tooth
* clean as a hound's tooth
* fight tooth and nail
* long in the tooth
* milk tooth
* sweet tooth
* teethe verb
* tooth and nail
* tooth fairy
* wisdom tooth
To provide or furnish with teeth.
* (rfdate) (William Wordsworth)
To indent; to jag.
- The twin cards toothed with glittering wire.
To lock into each other, like gear wheels.
- to tooth a saw