inlay Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"inlay" in British English

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inlaynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.leɪ/
a ​decorativepattern put into the ​surface of an ​object: The ​walls of the ​palace are ​marble with ​silver inlay.
adjective uk   us   /-ˈleɪd/
The ​top of the ​woodenchest was inlaid withivory.
(Definition of inlay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inlaynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈɪn·leɪ/
a ​decorativepattern made of ​pieces set into the ​surface of an ​object: [U] a ​pinetable with ​mahogany inlay
(Definition of inlay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inlay”
in Spanish taracea, incrustación…
in Vietnamese lớp khảm…
in Malaysian bahan tatah dalam…
in Thai การฝัง…
in French incrustation…
in German die Einlegearbeit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 镶嵌图案(或装饰)…
in Indonesian lapisan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鑲嵌圖案(或裝飾)…
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