interdental

interdental

[in-ter-den-tl]
adjective
1.
between teeth.
2.
Phonetics. articulated with the tip of the tongue between the upper and lower front teeth, as the fricatives (th̸) and (th) of thy and thigh.

Origin:
1870–75; inter- + dental

interdentally, adverb
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interdental (ˌɪntəˈdɛntəl)
 
adj
1.  situated between teeth
2.  phonetics (of a consonant) pronounced with the tip of the tongue lying between the upper and lower front teeth, as for the th sounds in English thin and then
 
inter'dentally
 
adv

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interdental in·ter·den·tal (ĭn'tər-děn'tl)
adj.

  1. Located or made for use between the teeth.

  2. Of or relating to the relationship between the proximal surfaces of the teeth of the same arch.

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