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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dental  \Den"tal\,  a.  [L.  dens,  dentis,  tooth:  cf  F.  dental.  See 
  {Tooth}.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  teeth  or  to  dentistry;  as  dental 
  surgery. 
 
  2.  (Phon.)  Formed  by  the  aid  of  the  teeth;  --  said  of  certain 
  articulations  and  the  letters  representing  them  as  d  t 
  are  dental  letters. 
 
  {Dental  formula}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  brief  notation  used  by 
  zo["o]logists  to  denote  the  number  and  kind  of  teeth  of  a 
  mammal. 
 
  {Dental  surgeon},  a  dentist. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dental  \Den"tal\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  dentale.  See  {Dental},  a.] 
  1.  An  articulation  or  letter  formed  by  the  aid  of  the  teeth. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  marine  mollusk  of  the  genus  {Dentalium},  with 
  a  curved  conical  shell  resembling  a  tooth.  See 
  {Dentalium}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dental 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  the  teeth;  "dental  floss" 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  dentistry;  "dental  student" 




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