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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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However, few participants used miswak for cleaning their teeth as compared to other aids like dental floss and tooth pick. In this study, students preferred using brush and paste whereas miswak and other aids were not very commonly used.
Tenders are invited for Construction of shed for tooth pick and other manufacturing unit at nimbala in chandrapur range, buffer, t.a.t.r.
Just get yourself geared up with a touch-up or spray paint of the same colour and a tooth pick. Shake the paint well and spray a small amount into the cap.
After teasing the colony using a tooth pick it was viewed under high power of microscope.
Juan Carlos some of his The beef bone - more a giant tooth pick - is plunged back into the meat.
Intra-operative findings were a perforated inflamed Meckel's diverticulum with a tooth pick (Figure-1).
She was apparently alright 3 months back when she experienced food lodgment and pain in the area of chief complaint when she was using tooth pick to remove the lodged food particles.
Paint chip flaws are quite easily touched up by applying suitable paint with the end of a tooth pick or the like, just as the artists do.
The kit consists of four implements that were used for personal hygiene in the Medieval period - an ear scoop, a nail cleaner, a straight tooth pick and a curved tooth pick.
First I brush the left side then the right one, from up to down, inside the mouth then over my teeth and tongue of course, we need to use tooth paste I don't apply tooth floss, I take tooth pick instead" (11- year first- secondary-school girl).
Very often it is seen that patient momentarily feel relieved of pain after using tooth pick in gingivo-occlusal direction.
One minute you're pootling along in front of a film crew - the epitome of Disney cute - while a charming elderly gent in a parka whispers something into his microphone about your mum, the next a polar bear is using your dismembered beak as a tooth pick.