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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.
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

tooth•pick

(ˈtuθˌpɪk)

n.
a small pointed piece of wood, plastic, etc., for removing food particles from between the teeth.
[1480–90]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
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Translations
párátko
tandstikker
hammastikku
čačkalica
fogpiszkáló
tannstöngull
つま楊枝
이쑤시개
špáradlo
tandpetare
ไม้จิ้มฟัน
tăm

toothpick

[ˈtuːθpɪk] Npalillo m (de dientes)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

toothpick

[ˈtuːθpɪk] ncure-dent mtooth rot ncarie f dentairetooth socket nalvéole m or f dentaire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

toothpick

[ˈtuːθˌpɪk] nstuzzicadenti m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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She has recreated a 6ft by 8ft prison cell, with the photos taken at HMP Leicester displayed on the walls -- including an image of a cell window which a prisoner had dressed with curtains made from pillow cases and tooth picks.
Products made from bamboo include chairs, couches, tables, pen and bill holders, kitchen tongs, spoons, jugs, chopping boards, tooth picks, serviette holders, baskets, TV stands and coat holders, among others, with prices starting from Sh75 to S5,000 in the market.Although bamboo furniture are light in weight, they are five times more durable than wood.
If the fruit or vegetables are cut, carved or pierced with tooth picks, they will not be accepted by most food pantries.
In a country where we don't manufacture even tooth picks, all the money will be 'return to sender.' The poor will become poorer because nothing kills initiatives and worsens poverty than free meals.
Weather permitting, vistors will go outside to view pollination in process and to remove pollen masses with tooth picks. For more information call (618) 657-2064.
The bamboo will be used to make tooth picks and timber products, as they maintain forest cover.
Tiny spoons or tooth picks could be placed near the food, in case guests want to try it out before putting it in their plates.
Total of 28.6% of individuals in middle class used to clean their teeth with tooth picks as compare to other classes (Table 5).
Tooth picks were boiled in water for two h to remove toxic substances that may inhibit the fungal growth.
Tooth brush, tooth paste, disposable razors, shaving cream, small mirror, comb, toilet paper (2 rolls), napkins, soap (2 cakes), plastic soap dish, small shampoo bottle, deodorant, chapstick, small vaseline, tooth picks. c.
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.