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floss

1. the mass of fine silky fibres obtained from cotton and similar plants
2. any similar fine silky material, such as the hairlike styles and stigmas of maize or the fibres prepared from silkworm cocoons
3. See dental floss

floss

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(metallurgy)
Molten or solid slag floating on the surface of a metal melt.

FLOSS

(Free, Libre and Open Source Software) See free software and open source.
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This is extremely crucial for the dental floss market as retail and online are the biggest sales channels for these products.
Floss is of little value unless the spaces between your teeth are too tight for the interdental brushes to fit without hurting or causing harm.
Students were segregated into dental floss users (who floss regularly or occasionally) and dental floss non-users.
The suggested retail price for a package of 75 floss picks is $2.
The companies said that the objective is to achieve an enlarged market share in the multi-billion dollar urban market over the coming two years and establish Floss Publishing and FLOSS Magazine as a global brand.
1 Attach one end of a piece of embroidery floss to the bangle with a small dot of glue.
FLOSS Manuals is an ecology of individuals with few rules, where a community of writers produce a repository of work.
Dental floss is one of the most common, if not the most common, interdental aid recommended by dental hygienists and dentists and advertised to consumers.
Q: I've just come from a dentist appointment, where they cleaned my teeth and sent me home with a goodie bag of toothpaste and floss.
A post-brush floss is vital to keep your teeth in good order.
This is a great age to introduce children to dental floss.