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wisdom tooth

n.
One of four rearmost molars, located one each on both sides of the upper and lower jaw in humans. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt, typically in early adulthood.

[Translation of New Latin dēns sapientiae : dēns, tooth + sapientiae, genitive of sapientia, wisdom.]

wisdom tooth

n
1. (Dentistry) any of the four molar teeth, one at the back of each side of the jaw, that are the last of the permanent teeth to erupt. Technical name: third molar
2. cut one's wisdom teeth to arrive at the age of discretion

wis′dom tooth`


n.
the third molar on each side of the upper and lower jaws: the last tooth to erupt.
Idioms:
cut one's wisdom teeth, to attain maturity or discretion.
[1660–70]

wis·dom tooth

(wĭz′dəm)
One of four molars, the last on each side of both jaws in humans, usually appearing in young adulthood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wisdom tooth - any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jawwisdom tooth - any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)
molar, grinder - grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
Translations
ضِرْسُ العَقْلضِرْس العَقِل
мъдрец
zub moudrosti
visdomstand
viisaudenhammas
שן בינה
umnjak
bölcsességfog
vísdómstönn, endajaxl
親知らず
사랑니
zub múdrosti
visdomstand
ฟันกรามซี่ที่ 3
răng khôn

wisdom tooth

wisdom tooth

ndente m del giudizio

wise

(waiz) adjective
1. having gained a great deal of knowledge from books or experience or both and able to use it well.
2. sensible. You would be wise to do as he suggests; a wise decision.
ˈwisely adverb
wisdom (ˈwizdəm) noun
Wisdom comes with experience.
wisdom tooth (ˈwizdəm-)
any one of the four back teeth cut after childhood, usually about the age of twenty.
ˈwisecrack noun
a joke.
wise guy
a person who (shows that he) thinks that he is smart, knows everything etc.
be wise to
to be fully aware of. He thinks I'm going to give him some money, but I'm wise to his plan.
none the wiser
not knowing any more than before. He tried to explain the rules to me, but I'm none the wiser.
put (someone) wise
to tell, inform (someone) of the real facts.

wisdom tooth

ضِرْسُ العَقْل zub moudrosti visdomstand Weisheitszahn φρονιμίτης muela del juicio viisaudenhammas dent de sagesse umnjak dente del giudizio 親知らず 사랑니 verstandskies visdomstann ząb mądrości dente do siso зуб мудрости visdomstand ฟันกรามซี่ที่ 3 yirmi yaş dişi răng khôn 智齿

wisdom tooth

n. cordales, muelas del juicio.
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Wisdom teeth have as much right to that title as Apple geniuses have to theirs.
Granted I had two wisdom teeth out and suffered a swollen cheek and a sore mouth for a couple of days, but nevertheless I once again, came out of the dentist that much wiser, even with two less wisdom teeth
Commonly known as simple milk teeth, primary teeth grow from five-and -a-half months to 24 months, he said, adding that permanent teeth grew from five-and-a half years to thirteen years except wisdom teeth.
Teens and young adults who had wisdom teeth removal surgery were more likely to have negative side effects such as jaw pain than those who did not, according to a study in April's AJPH.
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London, Feb 16 ( ANI ): Evolution may have put humans at the top of the food chain but it also landed us with bad backs, dropped arches and impacted wisdom teeth, scientists have claimed.