Definitions for FLOSS

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. floss(noun)

    a soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery

  2. dental floss, floss(verb)

    a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth

  3. floss(verb)

    use dental floss to clean

    "floss your teeth after every meal"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. floss(Noun)

    a thread, used to clean the area between the teeth

  2. floss(Noun)

    (raw) silk fibres

  3. floss(Noun)

    the fibres covering a corn cob

  4. floss(Noun)

    Any thread-like material having parallel strands that are not spun or wound around each other.

    embroidery floss

  5. floss(Noun)

    Spun sugar or cotton candy, especially in the phrase "candy floss".

  6. floss(Verb)

    To clean the area between the teeth using floss.

  7. floss(Verb)

    To show off, especially by exhibiting oneu2019s wealth or talent.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Floss(noun)

    the slender styles of the pistillate flowers of maize; also called silk

  2. Floss(noun)

    untwisted filaments of silk, used in embroidering

  3. Floss(noun)

    a small stream of water

  4. Floss(noun)

    fluid glass floating on iron in the puddling furnace, produced by the vitrification of oxides and earths which are present

  5. Origin: [It. floscio flabby, soft, fr. L. fluxus flowing, loose, slack. See Flux, n.]


  1. Floß

    Floß is a municipality in the district of Neustadt in Bavaria in Germany, Europe.

Translations for FLOSS

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • خيط أسنانArabic
  • необработена коприна, свила, коне́ц за зъ̀би, захарен памукBulgarian
  • Rohseide, Seidenfaser, Maiskolbenfaser, Zuckerwatte, ZahnseideGerman
  • οδοντική μέταξα, ακατέργαστο μετάξι, οδοντόνημα, μαλλί της γριάςGreek
  • hilo dentalSpanish
  • kuitu, hammaslanka, hattara, raakasilkkiFinnish
  • fil dentaire, barbe à papaFrench
  • fogselyemHungarian
  • filo interdentale, zucchero filatoItalian
  • デンタルフロスJapanese
  • wūru huka, miro nihoMāori
  • tanntrådNorwegian
  • tanntrådNorwegian Nynorsk
  • wókʼiz naadǫ́zíNavajo, Navaho
  • fio dentalPortuguese
  • ață dentarăRomanian
  • флосс, са́харная ва́та, [[ни́тка]] [[для]] [[чистка, зубна́я нитьRussian
  • sockervadd, tandtrådSwedish
  • Chinese

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