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tr.v. fluor·i·dat·ed, fluor·i·dat·ing, fluor·i·dates
To add a fluorine compound to (a drinking water supply, for example) for the purpose of reducing tooth decay.
fluor′i·da′tion (-dā′shən) n.
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(Chemistry) the addition of about one part per million of fluorides to the public water supply as a protection against tooth decay
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fluor•i•da•tion(ˌflʊər ɪˈdeɪ ʃən, ˌflɔr-, ˌfloʊr-)
the addition of fluorides to the public water supply to reduce the incidence of tooth decay.
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|Noun||1.||fluoridation - the addition of a fluoride to the water supply (to prevent dental decay)|
addition - the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years"
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fluoridation[ˌflʊərɪˈdeɪʃən] n → fluoration f
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n → Fluorzusatz m → (of zu)
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fluoridation[ˌflʊərɪˈdeɪʃ/ən] n → fluorizzazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. fluoridización, adición de fluoruro al agua.
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fluoridationn fluoración f, fluorización f
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