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  • n. Plural form of enamel.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of enamel.


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  • Later, under Tang Ying (1736–49), the imperial craftsmen developed the elaborate famille rose palette of opaque overglaze enamels, which is distinguished by mixed colors and replacement of ferric oxide red by carmine derived from gold.


  • It doesn't develop in adults because their enamels are fully developed.

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  • Art from more than 20 Asian countries will be offered, including Indian paintings, enamels and jewelry; Chinese porcelain, jade and textiles; and Japanese lacquer, screens and sculptural ornaments.

    Asian Art Soars in London

  • Shaw – being the maverick painter in the pack, and a popular favourite – will surely win the big prize, though, with his views of nowhere places, meticulously and perversely rendered in the unwieldy and super low-tech medium of model aeroplane kit makers' Humbrol enamels.

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  • Less than nine months later, Kirkman did a voluntary recall of seven of their products because they contained high levels of antimony, a chemical element used in flameproofing, enamels, and electronics—and one that some anti-vaccine activists had recently been proposing as a potential cause of autism.

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  • In the years after 1204, a vast number of Byzantium artifacts, silks, ivories, enamels and jewels found their way into western cathedral treasuries.

    The Glories of Byzantium

  • Its artisans produced the Mediterranean world's most elegant silks, carved ivories and gold enamels.

    The Glories of Byzantium

  • They're arranged in domestic settings alongside paintings, sculptures, ceramics, enamels and other artworks by his Pomona Valley contemporaries, including his mentor, the painter Millard Sheets.

    Comfort and Joy

  • Over the last 15 years, George Shaw has paid painstaking homage to his childhood habitat of Coventry's Tille Hill estate by painting it in enamels more suited to model aeroplane work than the extensive visual vocabularies of urban landscape.

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  • Although I have said that the inside of the Sainte-Chapelle is like a jewel box, it is more like an opulent inverted reliquary a box containing holy relics in which stone has replaced precious metals and stained glass has replaced enamels and gems.

    The Parisian Jewel for the Jerusalem Crown


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