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fluoridate

Saltos de línea: fluor¦id|ate
Pronunciación: /ˈflʊərɪdeɪt
 
, ˈflɔː-/

Definición de fluoridate en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Add traces of fluorides to (something): (as adjective fluoridated) fluoridated toothpaste
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When water is fluoridated, chemicals that release fluoride are added to the water.
  • Toothpastes may contain ‘stannous fluoride,’ and municipal water supplies are often fluoridated.
  • You should also supervise your young child's toothbrushing sessions to make sure that he doesn't swallow toothpaste or other fluoridated products.

Origen

1940s: back-formation from earlier fluoridation.

Derivados

fluoridation

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • In addition to fluoridation of water supplies, toothpaste and mouthwash also contain added fluoride.
  • Fluoride used in water fluoridation is a poison, a toxic by-product of the fertiliser industry.
  • In 35 years of fluoridation no Irish Government has ever established our total daily fluoride intake from all sources.

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