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fluorosis an abnormal condition, such as mottling of teeth, caused by excess intake of fluoride compounds.
fluorspar see "fluorite."
flurry a light snowfall that lasts only a short time. [4 definitions]
flush1 a brief but heavy gush or flow, esp. of water. [10 definitions]
flush2 full, plentiful, or plentifully supplied, as with money. [6 definitions]
flush3 to frighten from cover or cause to start up or take flight. [3 definitions]
flush4 a hand or set of playing cards all of the same suit, of special value in certain card games.
fluster to cause to be or to become nervous, confused, or agitated. [2 definitions]
flute a high-pitched musical instrument of the woodwind family, consisting of a long slender tube of wood or metal with finger holes or keys along it, that is played by blowing into a mouthpiece at one end or across a hole near one end. [8 definitions]
fluting a decorative pattern of long, rounded, parallel grooves, as on columns or some glassware. [3 definitions]
flutist a person who plays the flute, esp. professionally.
flutter to move swiftly back and forth or up and down in a jerky or irregular manner; flap. [9 definitions]
flutter kick a swimming kick in which the legs are extended horizontally and moved rapidly up and down without bending the knees.
fluty with a soft, clear, flutelike tone.
fluvial of, found in, or produced by a river.
flux a flow or flowing in, as of the tide. [9 definitions]
fly1 to move through the air by means of wings. [12 definitions]
fly2 any of a variety of small, winged insects, esp. the common housefly. [3 definitions]
fly3 (slang) cool, appealing, or attractive.
flyable ready or able to be flown.
fly agaric a poisonous mushroom with an orange or reddish cap and white gills.