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I like cast iron coated with enamel for longevity and forgiveness if I happen to take my eyes off the prize while pouring Chianti.
Mario Batali

Meaning of "enamel" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ENAMEL

From Old French esmail, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German smalz lard.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ENAMEL

enamel  [ɪˈnæməl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENAMEL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Enamel is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb enamel in English.

WHAT DOES ENAMEL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Enamel

Enamel may refer to: ▪ Tooth enamel, the hard mineralized surface of teeth ▪ Vitreous enamel, a smooth, durable coating made of melted and fused glass powder...

Definition of enamel in the English dictionary

The first definition of enamel in the dictionary is a coloured glassy substance, translucent or opaque, fused to the surface of articles made of metal, glass, etc, for ornament or protection. Other definition of enamel is an article or articles ornamented with enamel. Enamel is also an enamel-like paint or varnish.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ENAMEL

PRESENT

Present
I enamel
you enamel
he/she/it enamels
we enamel
you enamel
they enamel
Present continuous
I am enamelling
you are enamelling
he/she/it is enamelling
we are enamelling
you are enamelling
they are enamelling
Present perfect
I have enamelled
you have enamelled
he/she/it has enamelled
we have enamelled
you have enamelled
they have enamelled
Present perfect continuous
I have been enamelling
you have been enamelling
he/she/it has been enamelling
we have been enamelling
you have been enamelling
they have been enamelling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I enamelled
you enamelled
he/she/it enamelled
we enamelled
you enamelled
they enamelled
Past continuous
I was enamelling
you were enamelling
he/she/it was enamelling
we were enamelling
you were enamelling
they were enamelling
Past perfect
I had enamelled
you had enamelled
he/she/it had enamelled
we had enamelled
you had enamelled
they had enamelled
Past perfect continuous
I had been enamelling
you had been enamelling
he/she/it had been enamelling
we had been enamelling
you had been enamelling
they had been enamelling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will enamel
you will enamel
he/she/it will enamel
we will enamel
you will enamel
they will enamel
Future continuous
I will be enamelling
you will be enamelling
he/she/it will be enamelling
we will be enamelling
you will be enamelling
they will be enamelling
Future perfect
I will have enamelled
you will have enamelled
he/she/it will have enamelled
we will have enamelled
you will have enamelled
they will have enamelled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been enamelling
you will have been enamelling
he/she/it will have been enamelling
we will have been enamelling
you will have been enamelling
they will have been enamelling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would enamel
you would enamel
he/she/it would enamel
we would enamel
you would enamel
they would enamel
Conditional continuous
I would be enamelling
you would be enamelling
he/she/it would be enamelling
we would be enamelling
you would be enamelling
they would be enamelling
Conditional perfect
I would have enamel
you would have enamel
he/she/it would have enamel
we would have enamel
you would have enamel
they would have enamel
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been enamelling
you would have been enamelling
he/she/it would have been enamelling
we would have been enamelling
you would have been enamelling
they would have been enamelling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you enamel
we let´s enamel
you enamel
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to enamel
Past participle
enamelled
Present Participle
enamelling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENAMEL


abnormal
æbˈnɔːməl
animal
ˈænɪməl
camel
ˈkæməl
caramel
ˈkærəməl
entrammel
ɪnˈtræməl
formal
ˈfɔːməl
hummel
ˈhʌməl
informal
ɪnˈfɔːməl
mammal
ˈmæməl
maximal
ˈmæksɪməl
minimal
ˈmɪnɪməl
normal
ˈnɔːməl
optimal
ˈɒptɪməl
rammel
ˈræməl
rammle
ˈræməl
samel
ˈsæməl
stammel
ˈstæməl
thermal
ˈθɜːməl
trammel
ˈtræməl
wammul
ˈwæməl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENAMEL

enalapril
enallage
enamel paint
enamel painting
enameled
enameler
enameling
enamelist
enamelled
enameller
enamelling
enamellist
enamelware
enamelwork
enamine
enamor
enamorado
enamored
enamour
enamoured

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENAMEL

Arabian camel
Bactrian camel
bechamel
Carmel
Clonmel
Duhamel
gemel
Gomel
hydromel
mel
Mount Carmel
nail enamel
philomel
pommel
pummel
Rommel
schimmel
stove enamel
stummel
trommel

Synonyms and antonyms of enamel in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «enamel» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENAMEL

Find out the translation of enamel to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of enamel from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «enamel» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

珐琅
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esmalte
570 millions of speakers

English

enamel
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तामचीनी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مِيْنَاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эмаль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

esmalte
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কলাই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

émail
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Enamel
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Email
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エナメル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에나멜
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Enamel
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

men
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எனாமல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुलामा चढवणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

emaye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

smalto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

emalia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

емаль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

smalț
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σμάλτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

emalje
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

emalj
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

emalje
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of enamel

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENAMEL»

The term «enamel» is very widely used and occupies the 17.514 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENAMEL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about enamel

EXAMPLES

5 QUOTES WITH «ENAMEL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word enamel.
1
Mario Batali
I like cast iron coated with enamel for longevity and forgiveness if I happen to take my eyes off the prize while pouring Chianti.
2
Theophile Gautier
Yes, the work comes out more beautiful from a material that resists the process, verse, marble, onyx, or enamel.
3
Hendrik Poinar
Teeth actually turn out to be one of a couple of good sources of ancient DNA. The teeth, actually the enamel, is quite good at preserving the DNA, so it is a bit of time capsule so to speak.
4
Vinny Testaverde
First you have to spread on the rust performer, then you add a coat of protective enamel, and then you spray on the satin finish so you look good.
5
Peter York
Have you got a Beemer, an Audi, a Saab or a Volvo that replaced a Ford, Vauxhall, Rover or Nissan? Many Brits have. Your first Beemer. A particularly nice smell of leather. Something rather plain but satisfactory about the interior. And that lovely enamel wotsit in the middle of the steering wheel. A moment of quiet 'because I'm worth it' pride.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENAMEL»

Discover the use of enamel in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to enamel and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry: A Workshop in Painting with Fire
Find out how easy it is to create unique and colorful enamel pieces in this innovative, comprehensive guide to the world of torch-fired enameling.
Barbara Lewis, 2011
2
Enamel Advertising Signs
Of the millions of enamel advertising signs produced between 1850 and 1950, only a few thousand survived and the authors describe and illustrate over 100 samples from their own collection.
Andrew Morley, 2001
3
Advances in Porcelain Enamel Technology: Ceramic Transactions |
Advances in Porcelain Enamel Technology: Ceramic Transactions Volume 211 provides a compilation of PEI Technical Forum proceedings covering the latest scientific and technological advancement in porcelain enamel technology.
Charles Baldwin, Holger Evele, Renee Pershinsky, 2010
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68th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: A ...
Papers that comprise this book are taken from the 68th Annual Porcelain Enamel institute Technical Forum, May 15-18, 2006.
William D. Faust, 2009
5
64th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic ...
This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding (CESP) series.
William D. Faust, 2009
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62nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic ...
This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding (CESP) series.
William D. Faust, 2009
7
67th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Proceedings ...
This proceedings contains 23 papers from the 67th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum, held in Nashville, Tennessee, May 2-5, 2005.
Steve Kilczewski, Holger Evele, William D. Faust, 2009
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60th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic ...
This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding (CESP) series.
Robert D. Reece, 2009
9
Dental Enamel
This book focuses on specific areas of research including the structural chemistry, protein biochemistry and genetics of enamel development.
CIBA Foundation Symposium, 2008
10
42nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic ...
This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding (CESP) series.
William Smothers, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENAMEL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term enamel is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Chemical Stripping Pots Remove Insulation from Magnet and …
The DSP Series Chemical Wire Strippers from The Eraser Company can remove the insulation from magnet and enamel wire, including litz wire, without ... «ThomasNet News, Jul 15»
2
The Easiest Nail Art You'll Try This Summer
Model Antonia O'Donoghue used Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy Nail Enamel in "Sky's the Limit." 2. Paint a sherbet orange polish on the other half ... «Cosmopolitan.com, Jul 15»
3
7 ways your mouth is warning you about your health!
Eroded tooth enamel: Citrus fruits and sugary foods are not the only causes of tooth erosion. Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) can ... «TheHealthSite, Jul 15»
4
Forget Vienna - Britain now has its own chamber of curiosities at the …
... and one paradoxical masterpiece, the Holy Thorn Reliquary (1390s) made in Paris from gold, jewels and enamel and representing God the ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
Lauryn Hill Performs at Tory Burch's Party, and More Paris Fetes
... the collection includes pieces like a choker, earrings, and a chunky cuff dipped in rose gold with the occasional shot of dark blue enamel. «Style.com, Jul 15»
6
Piaget Recreates Mysticism of Venice and Samarkand in New …
A “secret” ring, for instance, slides open to reveal a night sky crafted in Grand Feu champlevé enamel on which the constellation of Leo has ... «Blouinartinfo UK, Jul 15»
7
Treasures From Spanish Galleon Sunk in 1622 Set For Auction
Another item, a gold-and-enamel spoon of Peruvian and Spanish origin, is believed to have been used during Communion by Catholic priests ... «History, Jul 15»
8
Is any part of the body original equipment?
CS: Well, part of your teeth, the enamel. There wouldn't be a lot of cells in that but the enamel itself, way down by the cells. Then part of your ... «North Country Public Radio, Jul 15»
9
Dynamic dental duo discuss proper hygiene at Shepherd library event
Sodas are notorious for destroying tooth enamel. According to Andrus and Hashmi, if a baby tooth is placed in a small container with soda, ... «Your Houston News, Jul 15»
10
Mickelson hopes golf can move on from Trump's tirade
As he settled himself into his seat, with that sparkling, shiny smile that looks like he has just bought shares in tooth enamel, Mickelson ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»

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