enamel

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 …...

Enamel

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 ...
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Enamel

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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enamel

[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]
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Enamel

the hard, white shiny surface of the crown; composed of 95% calcium hydroxyapatite.
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Enamel

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.   Enamelling of various kinds was used to decorate watch cases from very early times.   In about 1630 the Fr
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Enamel

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.
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Enamel

Hard, white outer layer of the tooth that covers and protects the dentin.
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enamel

Vitrified (glasslike) coating of various colours used for decorative purposes on a metallic or porcelain surface. In
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Enamel

To cover, inlay, or decorate, with an opaque vitreous composite which is fused to an object
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Enamel

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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Enamel

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.
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Enamel

An opaque vitreous composition applied to the surface of metal fixtures such as cast iron tubs and sinks.
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Enamel

the hard covering of a tooth
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Enamel

En·am'el noun [ Prefix en- + amel . See Amel , Smelt , transitive verb ] 1. 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...
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Enamel

En·am'el transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Enameled or Enamelled ; present participle & verbal noun Enameling or Enamelling .] 1. To lay enamel upon; to decorate with enamel whether inlaid or painted. ...
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Enamel

En·am'el intransitive verb To practice the art of enameling.
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Enamel

En·am'el adjective Relating to the art of enameling; as, enamel painting. Tomlinson.
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enamel

<dentistry> A hard ceramic which covers the exposed part of your teeth. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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enamel

tooth enamel noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
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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...
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Enamel

• (v. t.) To disguise with cosmetics, as a woman`s complexion. • (v. t.) The intensely hard calcified tissue entering into the composition of teeth. It merely covers the exposed parts of the teeth of man, but in many animals is intermixed in various ways with the dentine and cement. • (v. t.) A variety of glass, used in ornament, to ...
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enamel

(from the article `art conservation and restoration`) Since ancient times, glass has been used for both decorative and everyday use. Glass, glaze, enamel, and faience—the four vitreous products—are ... technique of decoration whereby metal objects or surfaces are given a vitreous glaze that is fused onto the surface by intense...
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enamel

in anatomy, the hardest tissue of the body, covering part or all of the crown of the tooth in mammals. Enamel, when mature, consists predominantly ... [3 related articles]
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Enamel

Enamel is Black-American slang for human skin
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