Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A paste for cleaning teeth.

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  • n. A paste, normally used with a toothbrush, for cleaning the teeth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dentifrice in the form of a paste

Etymologies

tooth +‎ paste (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I have also used * toothpaste* to clean the screen; if you work at it, the toothpaste abrasives will get rid of hairline scratches on the screen surface.

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  • Fluoride-containing toothpaste is more of a concern.

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  • However, there aren't enough well-designed studies directly comparing one toothpaste with another to determine if one toothpaste is really better than another, scientists say.

    The Acid Test for Enamel-Saving Toothpastes

  • I'd always figured I had some weird allergy to something in toothpaste, the longer I brushed the more my mouth hurt (and not from the brush), but at the same time I figured that sounded a bit crazy.

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  • From starting position, turn left bathroom, take toothpaste from the left closet and toxic thing right closet.

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  • Made with no artificial sweeteners (like saccharin), No Sodium Laurel Sulfate and No Propylene Glycol this toothpaste is safe, basic, effective and cheap what else do you want?

    18 posts from March 2007

  • Weleda's salt toothpaste is a product that has intrigued us for a while.

    Weleda Salt Toothpaste

  • Siren told us the salt toothpaste is Weleda's number one seller in North America of its adult toothpaste products (their Children's Tooth Gel is number one overall sales).

    Weleda Salt Toothpaste

  • The idea of a salt toothpaste is something foreign to American consumers but in Europe, where the toothpaste was developed its an established product with a strong following.

    Weleda Salt Toothpaste

  • The NCAA wants to review the issue again next year, but once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it's hard to get back in, so RLR believes it will be good news for future U.S. draft classes as well.

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