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in·lay

 (ĭn′lā′, ĭn-lā′)
tr.v. in·laid (-lād′), in·lay·ing, in·lays
1.
a. To set (pieces of wood or ivory, for example) into a surface, usually at the same level, to form a design.
b. To decorate by setting in such designs.
2. To insert (a photograph, for example) within a mat in a book.
n.
1.
a. Contrasting material set into a surface in pieces to form a design.
b. A design, pattern, or decoration made by inlaying.
2. Dentistry A solid filling, as of gold or porcelain, fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.

in·lay′er n.

inlay

vb (tr) , -lays, -laying or -laid
(Art Terms) to decorate (an article, esp of furniture, or a surface) by inserting pieces of wood, ivory, etc, into prepared slots in the surface
n
1. (Dentistry) dentistry a filling, made of gold, porcelain, etc, inserted into a cavity and held in position by cement
2. (Art Terms) decoration made by inlaying
3. (Art Terms) an inlaid article, surface, etc
ˈinˌlayer n

in•lay

(v. ˈɪnˌleɪ, ˌɪnˈleɪ; n. ˈɪnˌleɪ)

v. -laid, -lay•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to decorate (an object) with shaped pieces of contrasting material set in its surface.
2. to insert or apply (pieces of wood, ivory, metal, etc.) in the surface of an object.
n.
3. inlaid work.
4. a layer of usu. fine material inserted in something else, esp. for ornament.
5. a design or decoration made by inlaying.
6. a tooth filling that is first shaped to fit a prepared cavity and then cemented into it.
in′lay`er, n.

inlay


Past participle: inlaid
Gerund: inlaying

Imperative
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inlay
Present
I inlay
you inlay
he/she/it inlays
we inlay
you inlay
they inlay
Preterite
I inlaid
you inlaid
he/she/it inlaid
we inlaid
you inlaid
they inlaid
Present Continuous
I am inlaying
you are inlaying
he/she/it is inlaying
we are inlaying
you are inlaying
they are inlaying
Present Perfect
I have inlaid
you have inlaid
he/she/it has inlaid
we have inlaid
you have inlaid
they have inlaid
Past Continuous
I was inlaying
you were inlaying
he/she/it was inlaying
we were inlaying
you were inlaying
they were inlaying
Past Perfect
I had inlaid
you had inlaid
he/she/it had inlaid
we had inlaid
you had inlaid
they had inlaid
Future
I will inlay
you will inlay
he/she/it will inlay
we will inlay
you will inlay
they will inlay
Future Perfect
I will have inlaid
you will have inlaid
he/she/it will have inlaid
we will have inlaid
you will have inlaid
they will have inlaid
Future Continuous
I will be inlaying
you will be inlaying
he/she/it will be inlaying
we will be inlaying
you will be inlaying
they will be inlaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inlaying
you have been inlaying
he/she/it has been inlaying
we have been inlaying
you have been inlaying
they have been inlaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inlaying
you will have been inlaying
he/she/it will have been inlaying
we will have been inlaying
you will have been inlaying
they will have been inlaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inlaying
you had been inlaying
he/she/it had been inlaying
we had been inlaying
you had been inlaying
they had been inlaying
Conditional
I would inlay
you would inlay
he/she/it would inlay
we would inlay
you would inlay
they would inlay
Past Conditional
I would have inlaid
you would have inlaid
he/she/it would have inlaid
we would have inlaid
you would have inlaid
they would have inlaid
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inlay - (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
filling - (dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth; "when he yawned I could see the gold fillings in his teeth"; "an informal British term for `filling' is `stopping'"
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
2.inlay - a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
marqueterie, marquetry - inlaid veneers are fitted together to form a design or picture that is then used to ornament furniture
parqueterie, parquetry - a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
Verb1.inlay - decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
hatch - inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
damascene - inlay metal with gold and silver
Translations
تَرْصيع
inkrustacevykládání
indlæg
intarzia
ígreypt skreyting
inkrustacijainkrustuotas
inkrustācijamozaīka m
intarzia

inlay

A. [ˈɪnleɪ] N [of wood, tiles] → taracea f; [of jewels] → incrustación f
B. [ɪnˈleɪ] VT (inlaid (pt, pp)) (with wood) → taracear, embutir; (with jewels) → incrustar
a sword inlaid with jewelsuna espada incrustada de joyas

inlay

[ˈɪnleɪ]
n
(= design, pattern) → incrustations fpl
wood with mother-of-pearl inlay → du bois avec des incrustations de nacre
[ˌɪnˈleɪ] vt
see also inlaidincruster

inlay

vb: pret, ptp <inlaid>
n (in table, box) → Einlegearbeit f, → Intarsien pl; (Dentistry) → Plombe f, → Füllung f
vteinlegen (with mit)

inlay

(ˈinlei) noun
material set into the surface of eg a table to form a design. The top of the table had an inlay of ivory.
ˌinˈlaid adjective
decorated in this way. an inlaid table.

in·lay

n. incrustación.

inlay

n (dent) incrustación f inlay, incrustación (fam)
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