There are 2 translations of jaw in Spanish:

jaw1

Pronunciation: /dʒɔː/

n

  • 1 1.1 mandíbula (f); (esp of animal) quijada (f) the lower/upper jaw el maxilar inferior/superior his jaw dropped se quedó boquiabierto
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    • In others, the way the upper and lower jaws meet can cause teeth to look unsightly and lead to an incorrect bite. Orthodontic treatment may be able to correct this.
    • Full dentures are needed when there are no teeth left in the upper or lower jaw.
    • Ruminants also lack incisors in the upper jaw, and most lack canines in the upper jaw as well.
    1.2
    (jaws pl)
    fauces (fpl) the jaws of death las garras de la muerte to pluck o snatch victory from the jaws of defeat ganar cuando todo parece estar perdido
    1.3 (of tool) mordaza (f)
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    • Cover the jaws of wrenches or vices with electrician's tape.
    • Finally, the bucking pipe is gripped by the mechanical jaws of a massive clamp.
    • Make sure the jaws of the wrench or pliers are snug in position before you manipulate the handle, to avoid slippage or scraped knuckles.

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of jaw in Spanish:

jaw2

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.