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Definitions and Synonyms of enamel | Another word for enamel | What is enamel?

Definition 1: any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze - [noun denoting artifact]

(enamel is a kind of ...) a thin layer covering something

"a second coat of paint"

(... is a kind of enamel ) a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny

Definition 2: a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish - [noun denoting artifact]

(enamel is a kind of ...) a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating

"artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"

Definition 3: hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for enamel in the sense of this definition

(enamel is a kind of ...) the solid parts of the body

(... is part of enamel) the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel

Definition 4: a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection - [noun denoting substance]

(enamel is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Definition 5: coat, inlay, or surface with enamel - [verb of creation]

(enamel is a kind of ...) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

"Decorate the room for the party" "beautify yourself for the special day"

(enamel implies ...) bake in a kiln so as to harden

"fire pottery"

(enamel belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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