diente
masculine noun
1. tooth
  • se le ha caído un diente -> he has lost a tooth
  • le está saliendo un diente -> he's got a tooth coming through
  • armado hasta los dientes -> armed to the teeth
  • enseñar los dientes -> to bare one's teeth
  • hablar entre dientes -> to mumble, to mutter
  • hincar el diente a algo -> to sink one's teeth into something; to get one's teeth into something (figurative)
  • ponerle a alguien los dientes largos -> to turn somebody green with envy
  • me hace rechinar los dientes -> it sets my teeth on edge
  • diente de ajo -> clove of garlic
  • diente canino -> canine tooth
  • diente incisivo -> incisor
  • diente de leche -> milk tooth
  • diente de león -> dandelion (planta)

diente [de-ayn’-tay]
noun
1. Tooth. (m)
2. Prop used by founders to secure the founding-frame. (m)
3. Fang or tusk of wild boars. (m)
  • Diente molar -> V
  • Diente incisivo -> incisor, foretooth
4. Jag, a protuberance or denticulation. (m)
  • Diente de lobo -> burnisher, a burnishing or polishing instrument
  • Dientes de elefante -> elephant’s tusks
  • Dientes de jabalí -> wild boar’s teeth
  • Dientes postizos -> artificial teeth
  • Diente de perro -> sampler, a piece worked by young girls
  • Diente de león -> (Bot.) dandelion or lion’s tooth
  • Diente de perro -> (Bot.) dog’s tooth violet
noun, plural
5. The indented edges of different instruments, jags.
6. The prominent parts of wheels.
  • Dientes de ajo -> cloves of garlic
  • Crujir de dientes -> to grind the teeth
  • Tomar a uno entre dientes -> to have an antipathy against a person
  • Pelear hasta con los dientes -> (Coll.) to fight tooth and nail
  • Habla -> or decir entre dientes, to mumble, to mutter
  • Hincar el diente -> to appropriate property to oneself
  • Mostrar los dientes -> to oppose a person, to growl at him, to show spunk
  • Diente de leche -> milk tooth
MUELA.(Coll.) To censure, to grumble at.

diente
1 (Anatomía) [de persona, caballo] tooth; [de elefante] tusk; [de reptil] fang
echar los dientes to teethe
todavía no le han salido los dientes al niño
lavarse o cepillarse los dientes to clean o brush one's teeth; le están saliendo los dientes he's teething
diente canino canine; canine tooth
diente cariado decayed tooth; bad tooth
diente de leche milk tooth
diente incisivo incisor
diente molar molar
dientes postizos false teeth
2
estar a diente to be ravenous
de dientes afuera
decir algo para dientes afuera to say one thing and mean another; say sth without meaning it
enseñar los dientes to show one's claws; turn nasty
entre dientes
hablar entre dientes to mumble; mutter; se le oía maldecir entre dientes you could hear him cursing under his breath
hincar el diente en [+comida] to bite into; [+asunto] to get one's teeth into
nunca pude hincarle el diente a ese libro I could never get my teeth into that book
pelar el diente (Latinoamérica) to smile affectedly
poner a algn los dientes largos to make sb green with envy
se me ponen los dientes largos I get green with envy
tener buen diente to be a hearty eater
más cerca están mis dientes que mis parientes charity begins at home
3 (Técnica) [de máquina] cog; [de peine, sierra] tooth; [de hebilla] tongue
4 (Botánica) [de ajo] clove
diente de león dandelion

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