molar molar

Definition(s):

  1. (n) grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
  2. (adj) of or pertaining to the grinding teeth in the back of a mammal's mouth
  3. (adj) designating a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution
  4. (adj) containing one mole of a substance
  5. (adj) pertaining to large units of behavior

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Usage(s):

  1. But at least one specimen -- a baby molar still attached to a piece of an immature ramidus jaw -- resembles a chimpanzee tooth more than a molar from any known hominid.
  2. By Wednesday, Franklin Roosevelt had a temperature and it looked as though the molar would have to be extracted.
  3. There you will be, stuck on some molar of rock, the dummy of the Windward Islands.

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Quotes

  1. "I went out to the mound many times to check pitcher's injuries but never for a cracked molar. We needed a dentist," Piniella said. "That was a little Cubbie occurrence. ...... That was a first for me, first for the umpire."
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Lou Piniella Source: USA Today

  2. Describing the romantic moment, Patsy said: "Faye had her tongue down his throat the other night. I gave him a full oral hygiene check: upper left molar - no it's fine - no filling!"
    on Jan 31, 2008 By: Patsy Kensit Source: This is Nottingham

  3. "We have to check on the equipment situation," Tracy joked. "For some reason, there was a placebo in there. And the one that Zach Duke took off of the melon was a hard one. We gave him a dollar to replace the molar that we might have...
    on Jan 14, 2006 By: Jim Tracy Source: Anaheim Angels

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