What is the meaning of jaw?


  • The part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth.
  • The bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth.
  • Holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object.


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APAWordNet. (2010). jaw. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/jaw/definitions/1205162
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HarvardWordNet 2010, jaw, Smart Define, viewed 22 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/jaw/definitions/1205162>.
MLAWordNet. "jaw" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/jaw/definitions/1205162>
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