porcelain enamel
noun Date: 1883 a fired-on opaque glassy coating on metal (as steel)

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  • Porcelain enamel — Porcelain enamel. См. Фарфоровая эмаль. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • porcelain enamel — noun : vitreous enamel * * * a glass coating, made to adhere to a metal or another enamel by fusion. [1880 85] * * * porcelain enamel, = enamel (def. 1). (Cf. ↑enamel) …   Useful english dictionary

  • porcelain enamel — a glass coating, made to adhere to a metal or another enamel by fusion. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • porcelain enamel — por′celain enam′el n. cer a glass coating made to adhere to a metal or another enamel by fusion • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • porcelain enamel — /pɔsələn əˈnæməl/ (say pawsuhluhn uh namuhl) noun US → vitreous enamel …   Australian English dictionary

  • porcelain enamel — A glassy material obtained by melting a mixture of inorganic materials; this can then be applied in one or more layers on a metal surface to which it is firmly bonded after firing; typical automotive applications are for badges and trim. The… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Porcelain tile — Porcelain tiles are ceramic tiles with a water absorption rate of less than 0.5 percent that are used to cover floors and walls. They can either be unglazed or glazed. The hardness of the tile is rated from zero to five according to the Porcelain …   Wikipedia

  • enamel — Type of paint that dries to a smooth, glossy finish. It is easier to apply than cellulose. If cellulose is applied over it, the cellulose will lift (i.e., peel off). Also see finishing enamel porcelain enamel vitreous enamel …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Enamel — En*am el, n. [Pref. en + amel. See {Amel}, {Smelt}, v. t.] 1. A variety of glass, used in ornament, to cover a surface, as of metal or pottery, and admitting of after decoration in color, or used itself for inlaying or application in varied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enamel painting — Enamel En*am el, n. [Pref. en + amel. See {Amel}, {Smelt}, v. t.] 1. A variety of glass, used in ornament, to cover a surface, as of metal or pottery, and admitting of after decoration in color, or used itself for inlaying or application in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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