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

  • n. The addition of a fluorine compound to a drinking water supply for the purpose of reducing tooth decay.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or process of adding fluoride to something, especially water

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The addition of a fluoride to the water supply (to prevent dental decay).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geology, the process whereby fluorin' combines with bases, and more especially with calcium, to yield fluorides.

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

  • n. the addition of a fluoride to the water supply (to prevent dental decay)

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