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jaws, plural;
  1. Talk at length; chatter
    • - he could still hear men jawing away about the vacuum cleaners
  1. Each of the upper and lower bony structures in vertebrates forming the framework of the mouth and containing the teeth

  2. The lower movable bone of such a structure or the part of the face containing it
    • - she suffered a broken jaw
  3. The mouth with its bones and teeth

  4. The grasping, biting, or crushing mouthparts of an invertebrate

  5. Used to suggest the notion of being in danger from something such as death or defeat
    • - victory was snatched from the jaws of defeat
  6. The gripping parts of a tool or machine, such as a wrench or vise

  7. An opening likened to a mouth
    • - a passenger stepping from the jaws of a ferry
  8. Talk or gossip, esp. when lengthy or tedious
    • - committee work is just endless jaw
    • - we ought to have a jaw

  1. the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  2. chew the fat: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
  3. yack: talk incessantly and tiresomely
  4. chew: chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth; "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"
  5. holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
  6. call on the carpet: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
  7. The jaw is any opposable articulated structure at the entrance of the mouth, typically used for grasping and manipulating food. ...
  8. (Jaws (beach)) "Jaws" (Pe'ahi) is the name given to a big wave surfing reef break on the island of Maui in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is located on the northern side of the island between mile markers 13 and 14 on the Hana highway and sits at the base of rolling sugar cane field hills.
  9. (Jaws (film)) Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. ...
  10. (Jaws (James Bond)) A list of henchmen from the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me.
  11. (Jaws (novel)) Jaws is a 1974 novel by Peter Benchley. It tells the story of a great white shark that preys upon a tourist resort, and the voyage of three men to kill it.
  12. (Jaws (ride)) Jaws is a theme park attraction based upon the films of the same name. The attraction places guests aboard tour boats for what should be a leisurely tour of Amity Harbor, but instead becomes a harrowing chase between the craft and a very determined great white shark. ...
  13. One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth; Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; especially plural, the mouth or way of entrance; as, the jaws of a pass; the jaws of darkness; the jaws of death; A notch or opening; One of a pair of ...
  14. (jaws) A fitting holding a boom or gaff to the mast.
  15. JAWS is screen reading software. It converts text information on a computer screen to spoken words.
  16. (JAWS) Just Another Windows Shell
  17. (JAWS) Retractable levered fitting through which a line runs, ie., spinnaker pole jaws
  18. (JAWS) Screen reading software used by students who are blind. Each ITS and ResTech lab features JAWS on the assistive technology (AT) stations.
  19. (JAWS) The inner ends of booms or gaffs, hollowed in.
  20. (JAWS) The most widely used screen reader. Download an evaluation copy at the Freedom Scientific Web site.
  21. (Jaws (III, W4+, 70m)) rarely forms. Skinny pillar on the wall quite a ways left of Bow Falls.
  22. (Jaws) (gigantic shark-like space ship with Jaws-like music)
  23. (Jaws) Clamps to hold a specimen when applying stress to the specimen for certain tests.
  24. (Jaws) Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and current ESPN Monday Night Football commentator Ron Jaworski. (It has nothing to do with the shark.)
  25. (Jaws) Hydraulically powered rescue tool capable of lifting, spreading or cutting with tremendous force.  All truck companies carry jaws.