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gullet

1. a less formal name for the oesophagus
2. the throat or pharynx

gullet

[′gəl·ət]
(anatomy)
(invertebrate zoology)
A canal between the cytostome and reservoir that functions in food intake in ciliates.

gullet

The concave space between saw teeth.
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The large gullets of coarse-pitch blades help minimize clogging.
Positive rake teeth have from 5 to 15 deg rake and large gullets to hold the long chips formed on large workpieces.
Tooth geometry, including the rake angle, clearance angle, and gullet depth, is tailored to different applications.
Formerly, gullets were cut by milling, with the broach in the unhardened condition.
After the start button is pushed, the machine cycles automatically until the tooth gullets in all the broaches are machined.
Wheel life depends on width and depth of gullets and, to some extent, on the grindability of the tool steel.
PHOTO : Electroplated CBN wheel on broach-grind-ing machine cuts full-depth tooth gullets from the solid.
Stomachs and gullets afire, our intrepid Daily News eating team noshed, nibbled, spooned and swallowed chili from paper cups, bowls and crucibles at restaurants across the San Fernando Valley.