Definition of Toothpaste

1. Noun. A dentifrice in the form of a paste.

Generic synonyms: Dentifrice



Definition of Toothpaste

1. Noun. A paste, normally used with a toothbrush, for cleaning the teeth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toothpaste

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Toothpaste

1. A dentifrice in paste form; usually contains binder, humectant, an abrasive, a detergent, flavoring agent and often caries preventives, anti-infective agents or other medicaments. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toothpaste

toothier
toothiest
toothily
toothing
toothings
toothless
toothlessly
toothlessness
toothlet
toothleted
toothlets
toothlike
toothly
toothmug
toothmugs
toothpaste (current term)
toothpastes
toothpasty
toothpick
toothpicker
toothpickers
toothpicklike
toothpicks
toothpowder
toothpuller
toothpullers
tooths
toothshell
toothshells

Literary usage of Toothpaste

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1. Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Scientific Review of EPA's Standards by Committee on Fluoride in Drinking Water, National Research Council (2006)
"(1995a) reviewed a number of studies of the amount of toothpaste people of various ages ... Amounts of toothpaste used per brushing range from 0.2 to 5 g, ..."

2. Daily Language Review: Student Practice Books by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2007)
"... food market Buy: six cans of cat food toothpaste shampoo and soap apples corn and potatoes Daily Language Review Daily Progress Record How many did you ..."

3. Daily Language Review. by Jo Ellen Moore, Marilyn Evans, Evan-Moor Corporation (1998)
"... food market Buy: six cans of cat food toothpaste shampoo and soap apples corn ... toothpaste ..."

4. Time and Fateby Lance Price by Lance Price (2005)
"Helen Griffin spat out a mouthful of toothpaste, looked first at her watch and then in the mirror. Neither gave her any comfort. She applied a neat circle ..."

5. Real Math for Young Learners by Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris (1998)
"How Many Brushes in a Tube of toothpaste? Be sure students understand this is an "at school only" activity since it uses up a whole tube of toothpaste. ..."

6. Building Fluency by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Compilation, Gerald Tindal, Melanie Coon, Joy Evans, Marilyn Evans (2006)
"But now, kids, it's time to hear from our sponsor, No Holes toothpaste! ... Use No Holes toothpaste. It'll work for you! No Holes toothpaste. ..."

7. Control of Tobacco-related Cancers and Other Diseases: Proceedings of an by Prakash C. Gupta, James E. Hamner, P. R. Murti (1992)
"During the last few years, a tobacco product in paste form, described as 'creamy snuff, has been marketed in toothpaste-like tubes (Fig. ..."

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