Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “inlay”

inlay

noun [C or U]     /ˈɪn.leɪ/
a decorative pattern put into the surface of an object
镶嵌图案(或装饰)
The walls of the palace are marble with silver inlay.
宫殿的墙壁是镶银大理石的。
Crafts
inlaid     /ɪnˈleɪd/ adjective The top of the wooden chest was inlaid with ivory .
木箱的顶部镶有象牙。
Covering and adding layers
(Definition of inlay noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “inlay” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

gastronomy

the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More