[ UK /ɪnˈæməl/ ]
[ US /ɪˈnæməɫ/ ]
[ US /ɪˈnæməɫ/ ]
- hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
- any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze
- a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish
- a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection
- coat, inlay, or surface with enamel
How To Use enamel In A Sentence
- This sort of enamel work on a faceted metal body was copied from the enamelled European watches.
- Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) has the ability to survive in a highly acidic environment, which is what makes it such a nasty tooth-decayer: remember, it’s the acid bacteria produce as they consume carbohydrates that eats away at tooth enamel. Paging all you "Face on Mars" believers...
- The artists use acrylic enamel, which dries fast when heat is applied.
- Neither type corresponds precisely to that seen in vertebrate enamel, and the extreme variation in crystal orientation is puzzling.
- With the exceptions of the enamel and dentin of the teeth, bone composes the hardest structures in the human body.
- The substance releases the minerals into the teeth, encouraging the growth of new enamel.
- These sculptures, and others, are juxtaposed with coins, medals, gems, seals, enamels, ivory carving, a cassone, a parade shield, moulded leather and even a waffling iron.
- In its original sense enamel is glass or vitreous paste fused to a prepared surface, usually of metal, by means of intense heat.
- Your drawing shows that much of the enamel is still intact.
- They wore mirrored armor that would deflect a number of shots until the enamel wore off and only plain steel lay beneath.