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fluoride

Pronunciation: /ˈflʊraɪd; ˈflʊəraɪd; ˈflɔː-/

Translation of fluoride in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • [Chemistry/Química] fluoruro (masculine); [Dentistry/Odontología] flúor (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) 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.

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