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 merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of jaw in Spanish:

jaw2

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more