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e·nam·el

enamel

 
pronunciation:
ih nae ml
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a smooth, shiny coating baked onto metal, glass, or pottery. Enamel is used for protection or decoration.
 
definition 2: paint, polish, or varnish that makes a smooth, shiny surface.
definition 3: the hard, shiny covering of a tooth.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: enamels, enameling, enameled
definition: to coat with enamel; apply enamel to.
He enameled the ceramic pot so that it could hold water.
derivations: enameler (n.), enamelist (n.), enamelwork (n.)
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