dental: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (den'tl), [key]
- of or pertaining to the teeth.
- of or pertaining to dentistry or a dentist.
- (of a speech sound) articulated with the tongue tip touching the back of the upper front teeth or immediately above them, as French t.
- alveolar, as English t.
- interdental (def. 2).
- a dental sound.
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