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inlay

noun
     
Related topics: Household, Hospital, Technology
in‧lay
1 [uncountable and countable]DHT a material which has been set into the surface of furniture, floors etc for decoration, or the pattern made by this:
a cedarwood casket with gold inlay
2 [countable]MH a substance used by a dentist to fill a hole in a decayed tooth

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