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  • v. Present participle of enamel.

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Examples

  • Other types of glassmaking techniques became popular such as enamelling and gilding glass, which originated in the Middle East, filigrana glass which is made using glass rods with inner threads of white, golden or colored glass that are twisted or intersecting, and ice glass which appears finely crackled.

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  • I forget whether I said that the perambulator was enamelled white – not the kind of enamelling you do at home with Aspinall's and the hairs of the brush come out and it is gritty-looking, but smooth, like the handles of ladies 'very best lace parasols.

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  • I forget whether I said that the perambulator was enamelled white -- not the kind of enamelling you do at home with Aspinall's and the hairs of the brush come out and it is gritty-looking, but smooth, like the handles of ladies very best lace parasols.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • Madame Rachel's speciality was "enamelling": she would make porcelain smooth the face of any woman willing to pay up to 20 guineas (about £1,500 today).

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  • Silver metal clay results in objects containing almost pure silver (also known as fine silver) which is ideal for enamelling.

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  • The enamelling studio, in which ladies had their faces, shoulders, and busts coated with a mixture of arsenic and white lead, was the forerunner of the modern beauty salon.

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  • "I have an enamelling appointment with Madam Celeste."

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  • Berg's early experiments had two focus points: artificial gemstones and glasses that would be used for enamelling or painting ceramic glazes.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Normally, saliva is part of the natural re-enamelling of the teeth.

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  • “Am busy enamelling a cosey corner,” said Fanny, sprawling to the end of her third sheet,

    Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells

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