The definition of an enamel is a smooth and glossy covering.(noun)
Enamel is defined as to put a glossy coating on something.(verb)
An example of enamel is to put a hard, glossy paint on a surface.
See enamel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < the v.
Origin: ME enamelen < Anglo-Fr enamayller < en- (see en-) + amayl < OFr esmail, enamel < Gmc *smalts, a glaze, melted substance: for IE base see smelt
See enamel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English enamelen, to put on enamel
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman enamailler
Origin: : en-, on (from Old French; see en-1)
Origin: + amail, enamel (from Old French esmail, of Germanic origin; see mel-1 in Indo-European roots).
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