Dental
Dental Den"tal, n. [Cf. F. dentale. See {Dental}, a.] 1. An articulation or letter formed by the aid of the teeth. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A marine mollusk of the genus {Dentalium}, with a curved conical shell resembling a tooth. See {Dentalium}. [1913 Webster]


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  • dental — dental, ale, aux [ dɑ̃tal, o ] adj. • 1503; de dent 1 ♦ Vx Qui est relatif aux dents. ⇒ 2. dentaire. 2 ♦ (1690) Consonnes dentales, qui se prononcent en appliquant la langue contre les incisives supérieures. D [ d ], T [ t ] sont des consonnes… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dental — adjetivo 1. De los dientes: higiene dental, clínica dental. alveolo dental. caries* (dental). placa* dental. adjetivo,sustantivo femenino 1. Área: fonética [Consonante] que …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • dental — dentál adj. m., pl. dentáli; f. sg. dentálă, pl. dentále Trimis de siveco, 26.04.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  DENTÁL dentală (dentali, dentale) şi substantival (despre consoane) Care se articulează prin apropierea vârfului limbii de dinţii …   Dicționar Român

  • dental — den tal (d[e^]n tal), a. [L. dens, dentis, tooth: cf. F. dental. See {Tooth}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the teeth or to dentistry; as, dental surgery. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phon.) Formed by the aid of the teeth; said of certain articulations and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dental — Sm mit Zunge und Zähnen gebildeter Laut per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh., Form 19. Jh.) Neoklassische Bildung. Neubildung des 19. Jhs. (l. dentālis) zu l. dēns (dentis) Zahn , zunächst in lateinischer Form als dentalis, dann endungslos.    Ebenso… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • dental — dental, ale (dan tal, ta l ) adj. 1°   Terme d anatomie. Qui appartient aux dents. Nerfs dentaux. 2°   Terme de grammaire. Lettres dentales, lettres qui ne peuvent être prononcées sans que la langue touche aux dents, telles que d, t, n, s. Les t… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • dental — 1590s, from M.Fr. dental of teeth or M.L. dentalis, from L. dens (gen. dentis) tooth, from PIE root *dent (see TOOTH (Cf. tooth)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dental — adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo aos dentes. 2. Diz se dos fonemas que se articulam apoiando a língua nos dentes, como na pronúncia de d, t, l, n. • s. m. 3. Aiveca do arado. • s. f. 4. Letra dental. 5. Dente do arado …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • dental — [dent′ l] adj. [ModL dentalis < L dens (gen. dentis), TOOTH] 1. of or for the teeth or dentistry 2. Phonet. articulated with the tip of the tongue against or near the front teeth: said as of (th) and (th) n. a dental consonant dentally adv …   English World dictionary

  • Dental — Dentāl (lat.), die Zähne (dentes) betreffend. Dentāle (lat. dentāles), Zahnlaute, s. Laut …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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