Definition of 'jaw'

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He was rushed to hospital with a fractured eye socket, jaw and skull. The Sun (2016)They were lowest for clean-shaven faces with small jaws. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For some reason I was plucked from the jaws of hell and given another chance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This dog had her head in its jaws and they were locked on. The Sun (2012)His jaw is set in an unnatural position. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sharks have the most powerful jaws on the planet. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One dog goes to jaw with its owner after she gets too close. The Sun (2013)She suffered a fractured jaw and required plastic surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Metal air gun pellets were found in her jaw and face. The Sun (2016)Did he throw himself into the jaws of death to resolve some indescribable inner torment? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will try and eat them but hurt its mouth and jaw on the jar. O'Keeffe, John Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)It is not unusual for them to have lower jaws and noses ripped off in a fight. The Sun (2006)The animal sank its jaws into his arm then attacked his partner and pet cat. The Sun (2013)You have to keep your jaw line and neck sculpted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her nose and jaw were bandaged. The Sun (2009)She had significant injuries which consisted of a fractured skull, cheek bone and jaw. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It seemed to me that her bite was abnormal and that this was throwing extra strain on the joint between the jaw and the skull. Whiteside, Dr Mike Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)His upper jaw was detached. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many cases settle spontaneously without any active treatment but if it goes on long term it can lead to significant tooth damage and jaw joint problems. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No locusts, then, no jaws of hell. The Sun (2011)

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Translations for 'jaw'

British English: jaw /dʒɔː/ NOUN
Your jaw is the part of your face below your mouth and cheeks.
He broke his jaw in two places.
  • American English: jaw
  • Arabic: فَكٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: maxila
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: vilica
  • Czech: čelist
  • Danish: kæbe
  • Dutch: kaak
  • European Spanish: mandíbula
  • Finnish: leuka leukaperä
  • French: mâchoire
  • German: Kiefer
  • Greek: σαγόνι
  • Italian: mascella
  • Japanese: あご
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: kjeve
  • Polish: szczęka
  • European Portuguese: maxilar
  • Romanian: falcă
  • Russian: челюсть
  • Spanish: mandíbula
  • Swedish: käke
  • Thai: ขากรรไกร
  • Turkish: çene
  • Ukrainian: щелепа
  • Vietnamese: quai hàm


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