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inlay

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈɪn.leɪ/
a decorative pattern put into the surface of an object: The walls of the palace are marble with silver inlay.
inlaid
adjective uk   us   /-ˈleɪd/
The top of the wooden chest was inlaid with ivory.
Translations of “inlay”
in Vietnamese lớp khảm…
in Spanish taracea, incrustación…
in Thai การฝัง…
in Malaysian bahan tatah dalam…
in French incrustation…
in German die Einlegearbeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鑲嵌圖案(或裝飾)…
in Indonesian lapisan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 镶嵌图案(或装饰)…
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