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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • noun chemistry The act or process of adding fluoride to something, especially water

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

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