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floss

(flos),
1. Synonym(s): dental floss
2. To use dental floss in oral hygiene.

floss

(flôs, flŏs)
n.
Dental floss.
v. flossed, flossing, flosses
v.tr.
To clean between (teeth) with dental floss.
v.intr.
To use dental floss.

floss′er n.

floss

noun A usually synthetic, threadlike material which is regularly passed between the teeth to reduce plaque buildup and reduce cavities.

verb To clean the teeth with dental floss.

floss

See DENTAL FLOSS.

floss

(flaws )
1. Synonym(s): dental floss.
2. To use dental floss in oral hygiene.
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