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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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MarkCavendish went down in the neutral zone, falling on the same shoulder he broke last year.
A teen center located in Ann Arbor, the Neutral Zone got its start in 1998 and has grown into a nationally recognized creative and leadership space that engages more than 500 high school teens annually.
Chevron, which operates the nearby Wafra field in the Neutral Zone on behalf of Saudi Arabia, has told investors they should not expect oil to flow soon from either field as preparations have yet to begin for a restart, sources said.
The dispute has seen the closure of the Khafji and Wafra oil fields in the neutral zone, which have been pumping for more than half a century.
Smaller jointly operated fields still pumping in the neutral zone produce another 200,000 bpd.
2 These techniques utilize speech and swallowing respectively as the primary functions to mould the neutral zone rims.
Hence a number of authors have advocated recording the neutral zone, and dynamic impression procedures to enhance stability, retention and comfort.
Under his leadership, KOC initiated the first steam flood project to produce heavy oil at the Wafra Field in the Neutral Zone, which is shared with Saudi Arabia.
LEFKOE[currency]A (CyHAN)- Northern Cyprus President DerviE- Eroy-lu and Southern Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiadis met on Monday in the neutral zone between two countries.
Under the contract with Wafra Joint Operations, the builder will upgrade the main crude-oil gathering center at the Wafra field in the Neutral Zone between the two countries, SK EC said.
The resin base was built to support the putty addition silicone to be added for recording the neutral zone.
Overall we played much better in the neutral zone defensively, and offensively we did a better job than the first time we played them," O'Brien said.