Definition of toothing in English:



mass noun
  • 1The teeth on a saw.

  • 2Projecting bricks or stones left at the end of a wall to allow its continuation.

    • ‘They called these aspirations pierres d' attente, toothing stones, that jut out from a wall in order to mesh with an eventual addition.’
    • ‘Mr. Johnston conceded that a veneer wall does not qualify as a sheer wall, therefore using toothing as he observed is not contrary to the Code, but is still contrary to the Canadian Construction Association recommendations.’