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tooth·pick

 (to͞oth′pĭk′)
n.
A small piece of wood or other material for removing food particles from between the teeth.

toothpick

(ˈtuːθˌpɪk)
n
1. a small sharp sliver of wood, plastic, etc, used for extracting pieces of food from between the teeth
2. (Tools) a slang word for bowie knife

tooth•pick

(ˈtuθˌpɪk)

n.
a small pointed piece of wood, plastic, etc., for removing food particles from between the teeth.
[1480–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toothpick - pick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastictoothpick - pick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic; used to pick food from between the teeth
pick - a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
strip - thin piece of wood or metal
Translations
párátko
tandstikker
hammastikku
čačkalica
fogpiszkáló
tannstöngull
つま楊枝
이쑤시개
špáradlo
tandpetare
ไม้จิ้มฟัน
tăm

toothpick

[ˈtuːθpɪk] Npalillo m (de dientes)

toothpick

[ˈtuːθpɪk] ncure-dent mtooth rot ncarie f dentairetooth socket nalvéole m or f dentaire

toothpick

[ˈtuːθˌpɪk] nstuzzicadenti m inv

tooth

(tuːθ) nounplural teeth (tiːθ)
1. any of the hard, bone-like objects that grow in the mouth and are used for biting and chewing. He has had a tooth out at the dentist's.
2. something that looks or acts like a tooth. the teeth of a comb/saw.
teethe (tiːð) verb
(of a baby) to grow one's first teeth. He cries a lot because he's teething.
toothed adjective
having teeth. a toothed wheel.
ˈtoothless adjective
without teeth. a toothless old woman.
ˈtoothy adjective
showing a lot of teeth. a toothy grin.
ˈtoothache noun
a pain in a tooth. He has / is suffering from toothache.
ˈtoothbrush noun
a brush for cleaning the teeth.
ˈtoothpaste noun
a kind of paste used to clean the teeth. a tube of toothpaste.
ˈtoothpick noun
a small piece of wood, plastic etc for picking out food etc from between the teeth.
be/get etc long in the tooth
(of a person or animal) to be, become etc, old. I'm getting a bit long in the tooth to climb mountains.
a fine-tooth comb
a comb with the teeth set close together, for removing lice, dirt etc from hair etc.
a sweet tooth
a liking for sweet food. My friend has a sweet tooth.
tooth and nail
fiercely and with all one's strength. They fought tooth and nail.

toothpick

عُودُ أَسْنَان párátko tandstikker Zahnstocher οδοντογλυφίδα mondadientes, palillo hammastikku cure-dent čačkalica stuzzicadenti つま楊枝 이쑤시개 tandenstoker tannpirker wykałaczka palito de dente, palito dos dentes зубочистка tandpetare ไม้จิ้มฟัน kürdan tăm 牙签
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We visited Golfo de Bizkaia, a bar which originated in the Basque country where waiters kept piling on the tapas and then calculated our bill by counting the number of tooth picks left on our plates.
Seven tenders for the supply of (a) white plastic cups with round edge & snacks tray, (b) packaging rolls, (c) raw material for non woven aromatic towel, (d) carton for packaging, (e) paper towels, (f) different color master batch, also (g) tooth picks.
Stanley-based SONE Products Ltd (SONE) has been appointed by Curaden International AG (Curaden), a global supplier of dental products, to manufacturer two styles of coloured plastic tooth picks, along with clear and white boxes.