Inlaid
Inlaid \In*laid"\, p. p. of {Inlay}. [1913 Webster]

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  • inlaid — [in′lād΄, in lād′] adj. 1. set in pieces into a surface of another material so as to form a smooth surface [a pine table with an inlaid walnut design] 2. decorated with a surface made in this way [an inlaid floor] …   English World dictionary

  • inlaid — 1590s, from IN (Cf. in) + LAID (Cf. laid), pp. of LAY (Cf. lay) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inlaid — in|laid [ˌınˈleıd] adj 1.) an inlaid box, table, floor etc has little pieces of another material set into its surface for decoration inlaid with ▪ a wooden jewellery box inlaid with ivory 2.) [+ in/into] metal, stone etc that is inlaid into the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inlaid — adjective 1 an inlaid box, table, floor etc has a thin layer of another material set into its surface for decoration (+ with): a wooden jewellery box inlaid with ivory 2 (+ in/into) metal, stone etc that is inlaid into the surface of another… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inlaid — adjective Date: 1598 1. a. set into a surface in a decorative design < tables with inlaid marble > b. decorated with a design or material set into a surface < a table with an inlaid top > 2. of linoleum having a design that goes all the way… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inlaid — /in layd , in layd /, adj. 1. set into the surface of something: an inlaid design on a chest. 2. decorated or made with a design set into the surface: an inlaid table. [1590 1600; ptp. of INLAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • inlaid — in|laid [ ın,leıd ] adjective an inlaid table, floor, or other surface has pieces of a different material put into it as decoration: a box made of polished wood inlaid with ivory …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inlaid — [[t]ɪ̱nle͟ɪd[/t]] ADJ: oft ADJ with n An object that is inlaid has a design on it which is made by putting materials such as wood, gold, or silver into the surface of the object. ...a box delicately inlaid with little triangles …   English dictionary

  • inlaid — adjective an inlaid design of glass beads in the tile an inlaid floor Syn: inset, set, studded, lined, paneled, laid; ornamented, decorated; mosaic, intarsia, marquetry …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • inlaid — UK [ˌɪnˈleɪd] / US [ˈɪnˌleɪd] adjective an inlaid table, floor, or other surface has pieces of a different material put into it as decoration a box made of polished wood inlaid with ivory …   English dictionary

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