Definition of toothing in English:

toothing

Line breaks: tooth|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈtuːθɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1The teeth on a saw.
  • 2Projecting bricks or stones left at the end of a wall to allow its continuation.
    More example sentences
    • They called these aspirations pierres d' attente, toothing stones, that jut out from a wall in order to mesh with an eventual addition.
    • Mr. Johnston conceded that a veneer wall does not qualify as a sheer wall, therefore using toothing as he observed is not contrary to the Code, but is still contrary to the Canadian Construction Association recommendations.

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