Translation of "inlay" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] uk /ˈɪn.leɪ/ us /ˈɪn.leɪ/

a decorative pattern put into the surface of an object

The walls of the palace are marble with silver inlay. 宫殿的墙壁是镶银大理石的。
inlaid adjective uk /ɪnˈleɪd/ us /ɪnˈleɪd/

The top of the wooden chest was inlaid with ivory. 木箱的顶部镶有象牙。

(Translation of “inlay” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)