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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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Oral-B has launched a battery powered product called The Hummingbird to encourage the laziest of flossers, a process now to be known as power-flossing
With its unique ergonomic design, the REACH ACCESS Daily Flosser makes flossing as easy as brushing.
My teeth felt clean and looked bright after just a couple of uses and the flosser helped to clean the awkward gaps between my teeth.
The flosser is the first of several "game-changers" the company expects to introduce in oral health, said Alan Kaufman, marketing vice president.
Waterpik[R] recently introduced a new product called Complete Care, a combination of the Waterpik[R] Water Flosser and Sensonic[R] Toothbrush, which is clinically proven to be up to 70% more effective than a leading sonic toothbrush.
Proxi-Plus is a single use, hygienic interdental brush with a bonus flosser on the end.
There are now electronic flossers available too - check out the Philips Air Flosser, which is very easy to use.
To help provide parents with the tools to encourage their children to floss daily and the convenience of being able to do it anywhere, Plackers is giving away 10,000 free Plackers Kids dental flosser samples at Plackers.
And that's now become a lot easier thanks to the Waterpik nano Water flosser - a home-use dental water jet.
The Waterpik Flosser has been clinically proven to be as effective as manual flossing - only it's a lot faster and easier.
Also available is Proxi-Plus, a single use, hygienic interdental brush with a bonus flosser on the end.
Receipts submitted by Swinson, 29, included eyeliner, a tooth flosser and 29p dusters.