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English words starting with dent

Dental

ˈden.təl

Meanings of Dental:

adjective

Relating to the teeth.

Usage examples:

Dental health
noun

(of a consonant) pronounced with the tip of the tongue against the upper front teeth (as th ) or the alveolar ridge (as n, d, t ).

Dentalia

dɛnˈteɪlɪəm

Meanings of Dentalia:

noun

Another term for tusk shell.

Usage examples:

Dentalium shells are ideal for use with beadwork because they're lightweight and easy to work with

Dentalise

ˈdɛnt(ə)lʌɪz

Meanings of Dentalise:

verb

Pronounce (a consonant) with the tip of the tongue against the upper front teeth or the alveolar ridge.

Usage examples:

We normally dentalize the stop /d/ in words like ‘width’

Dentalised

ˈdɛnt(ə)lʌɪz

Meanings of Dentalised:

verb

Pronounce (a consonant) with the tip of the tongue against the upper front teeth or the alveolar ridge.

Usage examples:

We normally dentalize the stop /d/ in words like ‘width’

Dentalium

dɛnˈteɪlɪəm

Meanings of Dentalium:

noun

Another term for tusk shell.

Usage examples:

Dentalium shells are ideal for use with beadwork because they're lightweight and easy to work with

Dentalize

ˈdɛnt(ə)lʌɪz

Meanings of Dentalize:

verb

Pronounce (a consonant) with the tip of the tongue against the upper front teeth or the alveolar ridge.

Usage examples:

We normally dentalize the stop /d/ in words like ‘width’

Dentalized

ˈdɛnt(ə)lʌɪz

Meanings of Dentalized:

verb

Pronounce (a consonant) with the tip of the tongue against the upper front teeth or the alveolar ridge.

Usage examples:

We normally dentalize the stop /d/ in words like ‘width’

Meanings of Dentals:

noun

A dental consonant.

Usage examples:

Dentals are primarily distinguished from sounds in which contact is made with the tongue and the gu…
adjective

Relating to the teeth.

Usage examples:

Dental health

Dentaries

ˈdɛnt(ə)ri

Meanings of Dentaries:

noun

The anterior bone of the lower jaw which bears the teeth. in mammals it forms the whole of the lower jaw (or mandible).

Usage examples:

Associated remains found with this skeleton consist of acid - etched vertebrae and a fragmentary de…

Dentary

ˈdɛnt(ə)ri

Meanings of Dentary:

noun

The anterior bone of the lower jaw which bears the teeth. in mammals it forms the whole of the lower jaw (or mandible).

Usage examples:

Associated remains found with this skeleton consist of acid - etched vertebrae and a fragmentary de…

Dentate

ˈdɛnteɪt

Meanings of Dentate:

adjective

Having a toothlike or serrated edge.

Usage examples:

Of all 25 brain regions examined, the one that showed the strongest evidence of playing a role dire…

Dented

dent

Meanings of Dented:

verb

Mark with a dent.

Usage examples:

He hit a concrete bollard, denting the wing
noun

A slight hollow in a hard even surface made by a blow or pressure.

Usage examples:

There was a hideous dent in the front passenger door

Meanings of Dentelle:

noun

Ornamental tooling used in bookbinding, resembling lace edging.

Usage examples:

Dentelle borders

Denticle

ˈdɛntɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Denticle:

noun

A small tooth or toothlike projection.

Usage examples:

Near the base of the teeth, the denticles are less strongly pointed, and may become rounded.

Meanings of Denticles:

noun

A small tooth or toothlike projection.

Usage examples:

Near the base of the teeth, the denticles are less strongly pointed, and may become rounded.

Denticulate

dɛnˈtɪkjʊlət

Meanings of Denticulate:

adjective

Having small teeth or toothlike projections; finely toothed.

Usage examples:

Both mesial and distal edges of the crowns are coarsely denticulate, with the denticles oriented at…

Denticulation

dɛnˌtɪkjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Denticulation:

noun

The condition of having small teeth or toothlike projections.

Usage examples:

Lateral, posterior, and anterior processes are provided with fairly distinct denticulation

Dentifrice

ˈdɛntɪfrɪs

Meanings of Dentifrice:

noun

A paste or powder for cleaning the teeth.

Usage examples:

Here's a dentifrice with real action

Dentifrices

ˈdɛntɪfrɪs

Meanings of Dentifrices:

noun

A paste or powder for cleaning the teeth.

Usage examples:

Here's a dentifrice with real action

Dentigerous

denˌtɪdʒ.ə.rəs ˈsɪst

Meanings of Dentigerous:

noun

A cyst (= a small growth filled with liquid) that develops around the top of a tooth that has not yet grown through the gum

Dentil

ˈdɛntɪl

Meanings of Dentil:

noun

(in classical architecture) one of a number of small rectangular blocks resembling teeth, used as a decoration under the moulding of a cornice.

Usage examples:

A dentil frieze

Dentilingual

ˌdɛntɪˈlɪŋɡw(ə)l

Meanings of Dentilingual:

adjective

(of a consonant) pronounced with the teeth and the tongue; dental.

Usage examples:

Callum spoke posh english, his accent all mellifluous vowels and dentilingual consonants.

Dentils

ˈdɛntɪl

Meanings of Dentils:

noun

(in classical architecture) one of a number of small rectangular blocks resembling teeth, used as a decoration under the moulding of a cornice.

Usage examples:

A dentil frieze

Dentin

ˈdɛntiːn

Meanings of Dentin:

noun

Hard dense bony tissue forming the bulk of a tooth, beneath the enamel.

Usage examples:

Human teeth are made up of four different types of tissue: pulp, dentin, enamel, and cementum.

Dentine

ˈden.tiːn

Meanings of Dentine:

noun

Hard dense bony tissue forming the bulk of a tooth, beneath the enamel.

Usage examples:

Human teeth are made up of four different types of tissue: pulp, dentin, enamel, and cementum.

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