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tooth·brush

 (to͞oth′brŭsh′)
n.
A brush used for cleaning teeth.
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toothbrush

(ˈtuːθˌbrʌʃ)
n
a small brush, usually with a long handle, for cleaning the teeth
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

tooth•brush

(ˈtuθˌbrʌʃ)

n.
a small brush with a long handle, for cleaning the teeth.
[1645–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toothbrush - small brushtoothbrush - small brush; has long handle; used to clean teeth
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
electric toothbrush - a toothbrush with an electric motor in the handle that vibrates the head of the brush
toilet articles, toiletry - artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
2.toothbrush - slang for a mustachetoothbrush - slang for a mustache      
moustache, mustache - an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip; "he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
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Translations
tandeborsel
فرشاة أسنانفُرْشاة أسْنانفُرْشَاةُ الَأسْنَان
raspallet de les dents
zubní kartáčekkartáček na zuby
tandbørste
dentbroso
cepillo de dientesescobilla de dientes
مسواک
hammasharja
četkica za zube
fogkefe
tannbursti
歯ブラシ
칫솔
zobu birstezobubirste
periuţă de dinţi
kefka na zubyzubná kefka
zobna ščetka
tandborste
แปรงสีฟัน
bàn chải đánh răng

toothbrush

[ˈtuːθbrʌʃ]
A. Ncepillo m de dientes
B. CPD toothbrush moustache Nbigote m de cepillo
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

toothbrush

[ˈtuːθbrʌʃ] nbrosse f à dentstoothbrush holder nporte-brosse m inv à dentstooth decay ncarie f dentairetooth fairy n
the tooth fairy → la petite souris
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

toothbrush

[ˈtuːθˌbrʌʃ] nspazzolino da denti
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.
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toothbrush

فُرْشَاةُ الَأسْنَان zubní kartáček tandbørste Zahnbürste οδοντόβουρτσα cepillo de dientes hammasharja brosse à dents četkica za zube spazzolino da denti 歯ブラシ 칫솔 tandenborstel tannbørste szczoteczka do zębów escova de dentes зубная щетка tandborste แปรงสีฟัน diş fırçası bàn chải đánh răng 牙刷
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tooth·brush

n. cepillo de dientes.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

toothbrush

n cepillo de dientes or dental
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Towels, sheets, shirts, and slippers, along with toothbrushes, wisp-brooms, soap, the missing billiard ball, and all the lost and forgotten trifles of many months, came to light.
We are sufficiently civilized to carry our own combs and toothbrushes, but this thing of having to ring for soap every time we wash is new to us and not pleasant at all.
It was as if every morning that ship had been ardu ously explored with--with toothbrushes. Her very bowsprit three times a week had its toilette made with a cake of soap and a piece of soft flannel.
The American Dental Association (ADA) has claimed that both electric toothbrushes and manual toothbrushes are effective at removing oral plaque, but what's the difference between the two?
Harris notes that consumers are increasingly focused on oral health care as part of overall health and looking to improve their toothbrushing habits through the use of power toothbrushes. He adds that as consumer needs shift, the company looks for ways to innovate based on ongoing research.
According to the doctor, only 40 cases of people swallowing toothbrushes are documented worldwide.
He said 40 cases of swallowed toothbrushes have been reported worldwide.
Objective: Charcoal toothbrushes have been marketed widely with manufacturers' claims of lesser bacterial contamination owing to the presence of activated charcoal.
The flexible middle opening receives any toothbrush including children's toothbrushes. Water simply evaporates off the drip tray without disturbance to a toothbrush and cup.
It is the first in a new line of Firefly 3D Character Toothbrushes that will be introduced this year.
Many bacteria are found in toothbrushes after brushing.