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enamel in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenamele‧nam‧el1 /ɪˈnæməl/ noun [uncountable]  1 TICa hard shiny substance that is put onto metal, clay etc for decoration or protection2 HBHthe hard smooth outer surface of your teeth3 TBa type of paint that produces a shiny surface when it is dryenamel adjective
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enamelThe bird is set with turquoises and the leaves are of green enamel.Your drawing shows that much of the enamel is still intact.It is now thought that it is a special protein unique to tooth enamel.Neither type corresponds precisely to that seen in vertebrate enamel, and the extreme variation in crystal orientation is puzzling.The compartments, or rooms, were decorated in white enamel, the corridor in fumed mahogany.