Meaning of ENAMEL in English


I. noun


It is now thought that it is a special protein unique to tooth enamel .

Neither type corresponds precisely to that seen in vertebrate enamel , and the extreme variation in crystal orientation is puzzling.

The bird is set with turquoises and the leaves are of green enamel .

The compartments, or rooms, were decorated in white enamel , the corridor in fumed mahogany.

Your drawing shows that much of the enamel is still intact.

II. verb


It can be engraved, embossed, covered with filigree wire, enamelled, patinated and plated.

Le Creuset enamelled cast-iron dishes are famous for their hardwearing good looks.

Le Creuset enamelled cast iron cookware is both practical and superb to use.

They stood on a tin dais enamelled red.

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