Definition of toothing in English:

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toothing

Pronunciation: /ˈtuːθɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
1The teeth on a saw.
2Projecting bricks or stones left at the end of a wall to allow its continuation.
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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