A smooth, glassy, protective or decorative medium that can be fused onto a metal, glass or ceramic surface by firing. Enamel colours are made out of powdered glass and pigmented metallic oxides such as gold, copper and manganese suspended in an oily medium. This can be painted onto glass or ceramic objects, and during firing, the oily medium burns â€¦...
In its simplest terms, all enamel is produced by fusing colored powdered glass to metal to produce a vitreous or glass-like, decorative surface. The enamel may be translucent with fancy engraving on the metal underneath, which produces guilloche (ghee-YOSH) enamel. Popular during the mid-Victorian period was a solid black blue or white enamel used ...Found on http://www.indygem.com/pages/Glossary-of-Terms.html
the outer layer hard layer which covers the dentine around the crown of a tooth. Enamel consists of closely packed crystals of hydroxyapatite with very little organic material. A recognisable unit of structure in enamel is the enamel prism.
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[n] - a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection 2. [n] - hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth 3. [n] - a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish 4. [n] - any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze 5. [v]Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=enamel
the hard, white shiny surface of the crown; composed of 95% calcium hydroxyapatite.
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A form of glass, presented in powdered form and usually coloured by means of metal oxides, which when heated (a process called fusing) sets into a hard substance which can take a high polish. Â Enamelling of various kinds was used to decorate watch cases from very early times. Â In about 1630 the Fr
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Solvent-based paint that comes in a variety of gloss levels. It can be applied by brush or airbrush, or sometimes both, depending on product specification.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20471
Hard, white outer layer of the tooth that covers and protects the dentin. Found on http://www.39harleystreet.co.uk/glossary.htm
Vitrified (glasslike) coating of various colours used for decorative purposes on a metallic or porcelain surface. In Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
To cover, inlay, or decorate, with an opaque vitreous composite which is fused to an object
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A vitreous, sometimes semi-transparent or opaque, glasslike material applied by heat to metallic, glass or ceramic surfaces. Commonly used to form a glossy or brilliant hard-wearing surface.
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A general term referring to coated paper that has a higher basis weight than coated publication (magazine) paper, but a lower basis weight and caliper than coated cover paper. An example of enamel is Champion Kromekote Enamel. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
An opaque vitreous composition applied to the surface of metal fixtures such as cast iron tubs and sinks.
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the hard covering of a tooth
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[ Prefix en-
. See Amel
, transitive verb
A variety of glass, used in ornament, to cover a surface, as of metal or pottery, and admitting of after decoration in color, or used itself for inlaying or applicat...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/33
En·am'el transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Enameled
; present participle & verbal noun Enameling
To lay enamel upon; to decorate with enamel whether inlaid or painted. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/33
En·am'el intransitive verb
To practice the art of enameling. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/33
Relating to the art of enameling; as, enamel
painting. Tomlinson. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/33
En·am'el noun 1.
Any one of various preparations for giving a smooth, glossy surface like that of enamel. 2.
A cosmetic intended to give the appearance of a smooth and beautiful complexion. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/33
<dentistry> A hard ceramic which covers the exposed part of your teeth. ... (08 Jan 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
tooth enamel noun
hard white substance covering the crown of a toothFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=enamel
any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glazeFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=enamel
a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protectionFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=enamel
coat, inlay, or surface with enamelFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=enamel
(ә-nam´әl) the white, compact, and very hard substance covering and protecting the dentin of the crown of a tooth. mottled enamel a chronic endemic form of hypoplasia of the dental enamel caused by drinking water with a high fluoride content when a child is in the tim...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
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