Definitions for interdentalˌɪn tərˈdɛn tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•ter•den•talˌɪn tərˈdɛn tl(adj.)

  1. between teeth.

  2. (of a consonant) articulated with the tip of the tongue between the upper and lower front teeth, as the fricatives (t) and (th) of thy and


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  1. interdental(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the space between the teeth

    It is recommended to use an interdental brush, or dental floss, to clean between the teeth.

  2. interdental(Adjective)

    (Phonetics) Pronounced with the tongue between the top and bottom teeth.

  3. Origin: * From inter + dental

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interdental(adj)

    situated between teeth; as, an interdental space, the space between two teeth in a gear wheel

  2. Interdental(adj)

    formed between the upper and lower teeth; as, interdental consonants


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