Share this entry
American English: /ˈflʊrˌaɪd/
, /ˈflɔrˌaɪd/
British English: /ˈflʊərʌɪd/
, /ˈflɔːrʌɪd/

Translation of fluoride in Spanish:


countable or uncountable
  • (Chemistry)
    flúor (masculine)
    (before noun) fluoride toothpaste
    dentífrico (masculine) con flúor
    Example sentences
    • Highly substituted alkyl fluorides, perfluoroalkanes, are now used as artificial blood substitutes because of their oxygen transporting properties.
    • What Sanpaolesi had aimed to do was to consolidate the deteriorated surface of the marble by forming a layer of calcium, zinc and magnesium fluorides and silica gel on the marble surface.
    • Many elements form fluorides, however, that cannot be labeled covalent or ionic; these halides exhibit the characteristics of polymeric compounds.
    Example sentences
    • Like all the other dentists, Lester had learnt in dental school that fluoride reduces tooth decay.
    • There is overwhelming evidence that fluoride can substantially reduce tooth decay.
    • Use fluoride toothpaste as fluoride makes teeth stronger and more resistant to acid attacks.
Definition of fluoride in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources