Definition of 'enamel'
Example sentences containing 'enamel'
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For very damaged teeth, bonding is a process carried out by your dentist and involves painting enamel back on to the teeth where it has been lost. The Sun (2016)They weaken the tooth enamel and brushing too soon causes damage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The cheerful room was panelled and framed in pine with a white enamel finish. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)Researchers left a tooth in various drinks for an hour and measured the damage to surface enamel. The Sun (2013)They may also have dental problems such as a delay in teeth coming through or weak tooth enamel. The Sun (2011)They blame the rise on trendy diet drinks which are so acidic they strip the surface tooth enamel. The Sun (2010)It most commonly involves removing healthy enamel and tooth tissue so that veneers can be cemented to the front of the teeth. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rub off any loose paint with wire wool, then touch up chips with enamel metal paint. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its modest "effects," compact of enamel paint and ingenuity, spoke to him in the language just then sweetest to his ear. The House of Mirth (1905)
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Translations for 'enamel'
British English: enamel /ɪˈnæməl/ NOUN
Enamel is a substance which can be heated and put onto metal in order to decorate or protect it.
...a white enamel saucepan.
- American English: enamel
- Arabic: مِيْنَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: esmalte
- Chinese: 珐琅
- Croatian: emajl
- Czech: smalt
- Danish: emalje
- Dutch: email
- European Spanish: esmalte
- Finnish: emali
- French: émail
- German: Email
- Greek: σμάλτο
- Italian: smalto
- Japanese: エナメル
- Korean: 에나멜
- Norwegian: emalje
- Polish: emalia
- European Portuguese: esmalte
- Romanian: smalț
- Russian: эмаль
- Spanish: esmalte
- Swedish: emalj
- Thai: สิ่งเคลือบ
- Turkish: emaye
- Ukrainian: емаль
- Vietnamese: men gốm
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