dental floss


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dental floss

n.
A waxed or unwaxed thread used to remove food particles and plaque from between the teeth and under the gums.

dental floss

n
(Dentistry) a soft usually flattened often waxed thread for cleaning the teeth and the spaces between them

den′tal floss`


n.
a soft, strong thread used to dislodge food particles from between the teeth.
[1905–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dental floss - a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teethdental floss - a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
thread, yarn - a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
Translations
dentální nit
tandtråd
hammaslanka
konac za zube
デンタルフロス
치실
tandtråd
ไหมขัดฟัน
chỉ tơ vệ sinh răng

dental floss

nfilo interdentale

dental floss

خَيْطٌ لتَنْظِيفِ ما بَيْـنَ الَأسْنان dentální nit tandtråd Zahnseide οδοντικό νήμα hilo dental hammaslanka fil dentaire konac za zube filo interdentale デンタルフロス 치실 tandzijde tanntråd nić dentystyczna fio dental зубная нить tandtråd ไหมขัดฟัน diş ipi chỉ tơ vệ sinh răng 洁牙线
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