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1. dental

noun. ['ˈdɛntəl'] a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge.

Synonyms

  • consonant
  • alveolar consonant
  • dental consonant

Antonyms

  • inconsistent
  • inharmonious
  • stem vowel
  • shwa

Etymology

  • dentalis (Latin)
  • dens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Dental

  • transcontinental
  • environmental
  • developmental
  • instrumental
  • departmental
  • supplemental
  • monumental
  • incremental
  • fundamental
  • experimental
  • detrimental
  • continental
  • sentimental
  • judgmental
  • elemental
  • oriental
  • when'll
  • quennel
  • grenell
  • tennell
  • phenol
  • pennell
  • pennel
  • kennell
  • kennel
  • henle
  • haenel
  • gentle
  • fennell
  • fennel

Example sentences of the word dental


1. Noun, singular or mass
Emergency appointments for urgent dental care are made only for the following business day.

2. Adjective
Mexico has more than 50 dental colleges, each of which is regulated by the federal government.

Quotes containing the word dental


1. When a girl says she wants to be friends with benefits, I always ask if that includes dental insurance.
- Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

2. Some pains are physical, and some pains are mental, but the one that's both is dental.
- Ogden Nash

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