HyperDic: inlay

English > 3 senses of the word inlay:
VERBcreationinlaydecorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone / stone / stone, and metal
NOUNartifactinlay(dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
artifactinlaya decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface
inlay > pronunciation
Soundsih'nley.
RhymesAAA ... waylay: 40 rhymes with ley...
English > inlay: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.
Categorydentistry, dental medicine, odontologyThe branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
Broaderfilling(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth
English > inlay: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface.
Narrowermarquetry, marqueterieinlaid veneers are fitted together to form a design or picture that is then used to ornament furniture
parquetry, parqueterieA patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
Spanishincrustación
Catalanincrustació
Verbsinlaydecorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone / stone / stone, and metal
English > inlay: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningdecorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone / stone / stone, and metal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
CategoryhandicraftA craft that requires skillful hands
Narrowerdamasceneinlay metal with gold and silver
hatchinlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishembutir, incrustar
Catalanembotir, encastar, incrustar
Nounsinlaya decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface

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