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Adjective: dental  den-t(u)l
  1. Of or relating to the teeth
    "dental floss"
     
  2. Of or relating to dentistry
    "dental student"
     
  3. (phonetics) made with the tongue touching the teeth
    "dental fricative"
Noun: dental  den-t(u)l
  1. A consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    - alveolar consonant, dental consonant, alveolar

Derived forms: dentals

Type of: consonant

Encyclopedia: Dental