overdenture o·ver·den·ture (ō’vər-děn’chər)
See overlay denture.
[dih-mand, -mahnd] /dɪˈmænd, -ˈmɑnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to ask for with proper authority; claim as a right: He demanded payment of the debt. 2. to ask for peremptorily or urgently: He demanded sanctuary. She demanded that we let her in. 3. to call for or require as just, proper, or necessary: This task […]
[dih-pen-duh ns] /dɪˈpɛn dəns/ noun 1. the state of relying on or needing someone or something for aid, support, or the like. 2. reliance; confidence; trust: Her complete reliability earned her our dependence. 3. an object of reliance or trust. 4. the state of being conditional or contingent on something, as through a natural or […]
[dih-pen-duh nt] /dɪˈpɛn dənt/ adjective 1. relying on someone or something else for aid, support, etc. 2. conditioned or determined by something else; contingent: Our trip is dependent on the weather. 3. subordinate; subject: a dependent territory. 4. Grammar. not used in isolation; used only in connection with other forms. In I walked out when […]
[dih-skrip-tiv] /dɪˈskrɪp tɪv/ adjective 1. having the quality of describing; characterized by description: a descriptive passage in an essay. 2. Grammar. 3. noting, concerned with, or based upon the fact or experience. 4. characterized by or based upon the classification and description of material in a given field: descriptive botany. /dɪˈskrɪptɪv/ adjective 1. characterized by […]