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fluoride
American English: /ˈflʊrˌaɪd/
, /ˈflɔrˌaɪd/
British English: /ˈflʊərʌɪd/
, /ˈflɔːrʌɪd/

Translation of fluoride in Spanish:

noun

countable or uncountable
  • (Chemistry)
    (Dentistry)
    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.

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