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dentally


adjective

  1. of or relating to the teeth.
  2. of or relating to dentistry or a dentist.
  3. Phonetics.
    1. (of a speech sound) articulated with the tongue tip touching the back of the upper front teeth or immediately above them, as French t.
    2. alveolar, as English t.
    3. interdental(def 2).

noun

  1. Phonetics. a dental sound.

adjective

  1. of or relating to the teeth
  2. of or relating to dentistry
  3. phonetics
    1. pronounced or articulated with the tip of the tongue touching the backs of the upper teeth, as for t in French tout
    2. (esp in the phonology of some languages, such as English) another word for alveolar

noun

  1. phonetics a dental consonant
adj.

1590s, from Middle French dental “of teeth” or Medieval Latin dentalis, from Latin dens (genitive dentis) “tooth,” from PIE root *dent- (see tooth).

adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or for the teeth.
  2. Of, relating to, or intended for dentistry.

  1. Relating to the teeth.

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