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English noun: enamel

1. enamel (body) hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth

Synonymstooth enamel

Broader (hypernym)solid body substance

Part meronymcrown

2. enamel (substance) a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

Broader (hypernym)chemical compound, compound

3. enamel (artifact) a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish

Broader (hypernym)paint, pigment

4. enamel (artifact) any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze

Broader (hypernym)coat, coating

Narrower (hyponym)nail enamel, nail polish, nail varnish

English verb: enamel

1. enamel (creation) coat, inlay, or surface with enamel

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament


Domain categoryhandicraft

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