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1. inlay

verb. ['ˈɪnˌleɪ'] decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • hatch
  • damascene
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • worsen
  • uglify
  • understate

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Inlay

  • dunlay

Sentences with inlay


1. Noun, singular or mass
Perhaps you have a flea market find with missing inlay that you wish to make beautiful again.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
People inlay silver pieces or silver wire accents in items made from wood as decoration.

3. Verb, base form
A professional can inlay a permanent name, address, pattern or design on the lighter for you.

2. inlay

noun. ['ˈɪnˌleɪ'] a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface.

Synonyms

  • marqueterie
  • ornament
  • parqueterie
  • marquetry
  • ornamentation
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • improperness
  • unseemliness
  • impropriety

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. inlay

noun. ['ˈɪnˌleɪ'] (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.

Antonyms

  • maleficence

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
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