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Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1842 an artificial crown attached to the root of a tooth by a usually metallic pin called also pivot crown

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pivot Piv"ot, n. [F.; prob. akin to It. piva pipe, F. pipe. See Pipe.] 1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which rests and turns in a support; as, the pivot of an arbor in a watch. 3. Hence, figuratively: A turning point or condition; that on which important results depend; as, the pivot of an enterprise. 4. (Mil.) The officer or soldier who simply turns in his place whike the company or line moves around him in wheeling; -- called also pivot man. Pivot bridge, a form of drawbridge in which one span, called the pivot span, turns about a central vertical axis. Pivot gun, a gun mounted on a pivot or revolving carriage, so as to turn in any direction. Pivot tooth (Dentistry), an artificial crown attached to the root of a natural tooth by a pin or peg.



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