dental floss Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"dental floss" in British English

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dental flossnoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​type of ​thread used for ​cleaning between the ​teeth
(Definition of dental floss from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dental flossnoun [U]

 us   /ˈden·təl ˌflɑs, ˌflɔs/
a ​type of ​thread that is used for ​cleaning between the ​teeth
(Definition of dental floss from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dental floss”
in Arabic خَيط الأسنان…
in Korean 치실…
in Portuguese fio dental…
in Catalan seda dental…
in Japanese デンタルフロス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牙线…
in Turkish diş ipi…
in Russian нить для чистки зубов…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牙線…
in Italian filo interdentale…
in Polish nić dentystyczna…
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