Gnathoplasty vs. Jaw

Gnathoplasty vs. Jaw — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Gnathoplasty and Jaw

Gnathoplastynoun

(surgery) reconstructive surgery to the jaw

Jawnoun

Either of two bony or cartilaginous structures that in most vertebrates form the framework of the mouth and hold the teeth.

Jawnoun

The mandible or maxilla or the part of the face covering these bones.

Jawnoun

Any of various structures of invertebrates that have an analogous function to vertebrate jaws.

Jawnoun

Either of two opposed hinged parts in a mechanical device.

Jawnoun

jaws The walls of a pass, canyon, or cavern.

Jawnoun

jaws A dangerous situation or confrontation

the jaws of death.

Jawnoun

Impudent argument or back talk

Don't give me any jaw.

Jawnoun

A conversation or chat.

Jawverb

To talk vociferously; jabber.

Jawverb

To talk; converse.

Jawnoun

One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.

Jawnoun

The part of the face below the mouth.

His jaw dropped in amazement.

Jawnoun

(figuratively) Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; especially plural, the mouth or way of entrance.

the jaws of a pass; the jaws of darkness; the jaws of death.

Jawnoun

A notch or opening.

Jawnoun

A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place.

the jaw of a railway-car pedestal.

Jawnoun

One of a pair of opposing parts which are movable towards or from each other, for grasping or crushing anything between them.

the jaws of a vise; the jaws of a stone-crushing machine.

Jawnoun

(nautical) The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.

Jawnoun

Impudent or abusive talk.

Jawnoun

(slang) Axle guard.

Jawnoun

(snooker) The curved part of the cushion marking the entry to the pocket.

Jawverb

(transitive) To assail or abuse by scolding.

Jawverb

(intransitive) To scold; to clamor.

Jawverb

To talk; to converse.

Jawverb

(of a ball) To stick in the jaws of a pocket.

Jawadjective

(used in certain set phrases like jaw harp, jaw harpist and jaw's-trump)

Jawnoun

the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

Jawnoun

the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

Jawnoun

holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object

Jawverb

talk socially without exchanging too much information;

the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

Jawverb

talk incessantly and tiresomely

Jawverb

chew (food);

He jawed his bubble gumChew your food and don't swallow it!The cows were masticating the grass

Jawverb

censure severely or angrily;

The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's carThe deputy ragged the Prime MinisterThe customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup