Causing the jaw to gape in awe; riveting: You have to have cutting-edge, jaw-hanging graphics (1990s+)
noun 1. . jawless fish (jô’lĭs) Any of various primitive fish of the class Agnatha that lack jaws. Living jawless fish (lampreys and hagfish) have a long, cylindrical body and a cartilaginous skeleton. The numerous extinct species were often heavily armored and are among the earliest vertebrate fossils known. Jawless fish occupy an intermediate evolutionary […]
[jaw-lahyk] /ˈdʒɔˌlaɪk/ adjective 1. resembling a or pair of .
[jawp, jahp] /dʒɔp, dʒɑp/ noun, Scot. and North England. 1. . [jawp, jahp] /dʒɔp, dʒɑp/ noun, Scot. and North England. 1. a splash, spurt, or drop of water. 2. a spot or stain, as from a splash of water or mud.
- Jaw reflex
jaw reflex n. A spasmodic contraction of the temporal muscles following a downward tap on the loosely hanging mandible and seen in lesions of the corticospinal tract.