Definition of Enamel. Meaning of Enamel. Synonyms of Enamel

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Definition of Enamel

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Enamel En*am"el, n. 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.
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Enamel En*am"el, n. [Pref. en- + amel. See Amel, Smelt, v. t.] 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 application in varied colors. 2. (Min.) A glassy, opaque bead obtained by the blowpipe. 3. That which is enameled; also, any smooth, glossy surface, resembling enamel, especially if variegated. 4. (Anat.) 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. Enamel painting, painting with enamel colors upon a ground of metal, porcelain, or the like, the colors being afterwards fixed by fire. Enamel paper, paper glazed a metallic coating.
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Enamel En*am"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enameledor Enamelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Enameling or Enamelling.] 1. To lay enamel upon; to decorate with enamel whether inlaid or painted.
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Enamel En*am"el, v. i. To practice the art of enameling.
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Enamel En*am"el, a. Relating to the art of enameling; as, enamel painting. --Tomlinson.

Meaning of Enamel from wikipedia

- Enamel may refer to: Vitreous enamel, a smooth, durable coating for metal, made of melted and fused gl**** powder Enamelled gl****, gl**** which has been...
- Vitreous enamel, also called porcelain enamel, is a material made by fusing powdered gl**** to a substrate by firing, usually between 750 and 850 °C (1...
- Tooth enamel is one of the four major tissues that make up the tooth in humans and many other animals, including some species of fish. It makes up the...
- Interrod enamel is histologically identified on microscopic views of tooth enamel. Because interrod enamel is located around enamel rods, the areas of...
- Enamel paint is paint that air-dries to a hard, usually glossy, finish, used for coating surfaces that are outdoors or otherwise subject to hard wear or...
- Enamel hypoplasia is a defect of the teeth in which the enamel is deficient in quantity, caused by defective enamel matrix formation during enamel development...
- enamel organ, also known as the dental organ, is a cellular aggregation seen in a developing tooth and it lies above the dental papilla. The enamel organ...
- An enamel rod is the basic unit of tooth enamel. Measuring 4 μm wide to 8 μm high, an enamel rod is a tightly packed, highly organized m**** of hydroxyapatite...
- The reduced enamel epithelium, sometimes called reduced dental epithelium, overlies a developing tooth and is formed by two layers: a layer of ameloblast...
- development, the enamel knot is a localization of cells on an enamel organ that appear thickened in the center of the inner enamel epithelium. The enamel knot is...