Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or process of indenting or furnishing with teeth.
  • n. Bricks alternately projecting at the end of a wall, in order to be bonded into a continuation of it when the remainder is carried up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of indenting or furnishing with teeth.
  • n. Bricks alternately projecting at the end of a wall, in order that they may be bonded into a continuation of it when the remainder is carried up.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In building, bricks or stones left projecting at the end of a wall that they may be bonded into a continuation of it when required.

Etymologies

tooth +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After that, the backhoe comes back and levels off the soil in a process called 'toothing'.

    RVABlogs

  • The saying "that's like porn for the blind" is an old joke, but like the toothing hoax of a few years ago, community participation is making Porn for the Blind real.

    Sex Drive: Talk Dirty, Descriptively in Porn for the Blind

  • They have previously worked in episodes, such current fads as “toothing” and flashmobs as well as including in one plotline an enhanced image related to a camphone shot.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Coldplay get single push in forensics cop show CSI

  • Rose resembled a groundhog toothing a fencepost rather than an attack dog, but his show is supposed to be informational rather that controversial.

    Archive 2005-05-15

  • The latest twist on toothing, or Brits using Bluetooth to hook up for sex with strangers: one fellow blogs that he made the whole thing up.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Toothing: a hoaxer blogs

  • Well, first there was dogging - sex with strangers in public see the faq . . . now, there is toothing.

    Toothing

  • La moda del momento Ë il toothing Ë una delle mode del momento.

    Networking in the rain

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  • The principle of toothing stones (approximately every 60 cm and in alternate rows - one at each corner and one in the middle) to ensure the solidity of a cyclopean concrete footing should be carefully checked on site.

    Chapter 6

  • For gable-end walls, integrating a pillar into the axis of the wall, taking care with precise bonding and toothing with the wall masonry ensures good reinforcement.

    Chapter 6

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  • 1796 E. DARWIN Zoon. II. 51 The pain of toothing often begins much earlier than is suspected.

    April 18, 2008