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neu·tral zone

in dentistry, the potential space between the lips and cheeks on one side and the tongue on the other; natural or artificial teeth in this zone are subject to equal and opposite forces from the surrounding musculature.

neu·tral zone

(nūtrăl zōn)
In dentistry, potential space between the lips and cheeks on one side and tongue on the other; natural or artificial teeth in this area are subject to equal and opposite forces from the surrounding musculature.
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1 for a speed dribble into the neutral zone for a shot.
The two governments signed the neutral zone agreement almost 50 years ago.
The businesses volunteered to purchase the required offsets to create this first-of-its-kind Carbon Neutral Zone.
And as Coventry got more exhausted, their passes were cut out and Nottingham held their own in the neutral zone, stopping Blaze from making any serious attacks.
We are extremely pleased and honored that Chevron will continue to partner with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in developing the petroleum resources of the Partitioned Neutral Zone and the Kingdom," said Chevron Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David J.
KOC initiated the first steam flood project to make heavy oil in the Neutral Zone at
The Saudi-Kuwaiti neutral zone is an area located between the borders of the two countries that was left undefined when the border was established by the Uqair Convention 1922.
After an evenly played first two periods, the Hawks clamped down on defense in the third, clearing out the neutral zone and dominating the offensive end to outshoot the Mountaineers, 10-3.
Al Khafji, located in the Neutral Zone between OPEC-members Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, has an oil capacity of around 610,000 barrels per day.
Lemaire explains that he developed the prosthesis, with the support Mourad Ben Mokhtar, head of Eden Spine's Research and Development entity, with 3 major goals in mind, "preserve the neutral zone over time, preserve the ratio of motion, and maintain the coherence between the instantaneous axis of rotation of the prosthesis and of the functional vertebral unit as defined by Dr.
With Jeff Cowan in the penalty box for holding, the Oilers controlled the puck in the Kings' zone, but the Kings knocked it into the neutral zone.
They did a good job of playing the trap and we couldn't get anything going through the neutral zone or any speed in the offensive zone and we are going to have to work on that," said coach Rob Stewart.