dental floss

noun

Definition of dental floss

  1. :  a thread used to clean between the teeth

1910

First Known Use of dental floss

1910


DENTAL FLOSS Defined for English Language Learners

dental floss

noun

Definition of dental floss for English Language Learners

  • : a special thread that is used to clean between your teeth


DENTAL FLOSS Defined for Kids

dental floss

noun

Definition of dental floss for Students

  1. :  a special thread used for cleaning between teeth


Medical Dictionary

dental floss

noun

Medical Definition of dental floss

  1. :  a thread used to clean between the teeth



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