pivot crown
noun see pivot tooth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pivot crown — n PIVOT TOOTH …   Medical dictionary

  • pivot crown — noun see pivot tooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • pivot tooth — n an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by a usu. metallic pin called also pivot crown …   Medical dictionary

  • pivot tooth — noun or pivot crown : an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by a pivot * * * Dentistry. (formerly) an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by pivoting. [1835 45, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pivot tooth — noun Date: 1842 an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by a usually metallic pin called also pivot crown …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pivot — Piv ot, n. [F.; prob. akin to It. piva pipe, F. pipe. See {Pipe}.] 1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. [1913 Webster] 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the pivot of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pivot bridge — Pivot Piv ot, n. [F.; prob. akin to It. piva pipe, F. pipe. See {Pipe}.] 1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. [1913 Webster] 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pivot gun — Pivot Piv ot, n. [F.; prob. akin to It. piva pipe, F. pipe. See {Pipe}.] 1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. [1913 Webster] 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pivot man — Pivot Piv ot, n. [F.; prob. akin to It. piva pipe, F. pipe. See {Pipe}.] 1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. [1913 Webster] 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pivot tooth — Pivot Piv ot, n. [F.; prob. akin to It. piva pipe, F. pipe. See {Pipe}.] 1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. [1913 Webster] 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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