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crown

 [krown]
1. the topmost part of an organ or structure, e.g., the top of the head.
anatomical crown the upper, enamel-covered part of a tooth.
 Anatomical and clinical crowns, demonstrating that the former are independent of the state of surrounding tissues while the latter depend on the height of the surrounding gingiva. From Dorland's, 2000.
artificial crown a metal, porcelain, or plastic reproduction of a crown affixed to the remaining natural structure of a tooth.
clinical crown that portion of a tooth visible above the gingiva.

crown

(krown), [TA]
1. Any structure, normal or pathologic, resembling or suggesting a crown or a wreath.
2. In dentistry, that part of a tooth that is covered with enamel. Synonym(s): corona [TA]
3. An artificial substitute for the part of a tooth that is normally covered with enamel.
[L. corona]

crown

(kroun)
n.
1. The top or highest part of bodily structure, especially the head.
2. The part of a tooth that is covered by enamel and projects beyond the gum line.
3. An artificial substitute for the natural crown of a tooth.
v.
1. To put a crown on a tooth.
2. To reach a stage in labor when a large segment of the fetal scalp is visible at the vaginal orifice. Used of a fetus or the head of a fetus.

crown

(krown)
1. Any structure, normal or pathologic, resembling or suggesting a crown or a wreath.
2. dentistry That part of a tooth that is covered with enamel, or an artificial substitute for that part.
Synonym(s): corona [TA] .
[L. corona]

crown

The visible part of a tooth. The part covered by enamel.

Crown

The natural crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth covered by enamel. Also, a restorative crown is a protective shell that fits over a tooth.

crown

(krown)
1. [TA] In dentistry, that part of a tooth that is covered with enamel.
2. An artificial substitute for the part of a tooth that is normally covered with enamel.
[L. corona]
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Details of the crown piece and proof sets of the 2002 Golden Jubilee year sets of British coinage may be obtained from the Royal Mint, Freepost, SWC4202, PO Box 503, Pontyclun CF72 8ZX.
Royal Mail and the Royal Mint have joined forces to produce a Philatelic Numismatic Cover - an envelope which carries both the birthday crown piece and the birthday booklet pane, with the stamps bearing a Tetbury, Gloucestershire, postmark of today's dat e all struck in gold coloured ink.
Another commemorative pounds 2 coin will be produced in 1999 to mark the Rugby World Cup competition being held in Britain while, to celebrate the millennium, a crown piece with a face value of pounds 5 will be struck.
Some of the looks took inspiration from ancient Egypt with heavy embellishments and crown pieces. The show was opened by the world's first Emirati model Rafeea Alhajsi as she elegantly glided on the catwalk in a full-length embellished look that resonated with an ancient Egyptian queen.
The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) recently approved the application of Makati-based dental products manufacturing firm Forbes Dental Prosthetics for its PHP2Million expansion project to produce an additional 3,260 export-quality crown pieces that are now in demand in the global market.