- Decorative enamelwork in which metal filaments are fused to the surface of an object to outline a design that is filled in with enamel paste.
- The art or process of producing such enamelwork.
Origin of cloisonneFrench, past participle of cloisonner, to partition, from Old French cloison, partition, from Vulgar Latin *clausiō, clausiōn-, from Latin clausus, past participle of claudere, to close, lock.
- Alternative spelling of cloisonne.
- It was in the form of an equilateral triangle with the corners rounded and was made of blue cloisonné bordered in silver. — The Ruined Map translated by E. Dale Saunders in 1969 from the Japanese by Kobo Abé in 1967.
- close in on