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el esmalte
-the enamel
See the entry for esmalte.
él/ella/usted esmalte
-he/she enamels
,you enamel
Subjunctiveél/ella/ustedconjugation ofesmaltar.
usted esmalte
Affirmative imperativeustedconjugation ofesmaltar.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (varnish)
a. enamel (for metals)
Mi madre pintó la valla de hierro oxidada con esmalte negro.My mother painted the rusty iron fence with black enamel.
b. glaze (for ceramics)
El artista cubrió el jarrón con esmalte de cerámica.The artist coated the vase with ceramic glaze.
2. (nail paint)
a. nail polish
Clara compró un esmalte rosado que quedaba genial en sus pequeñas uñas.Clara bought a pink nail polish which looked great on her little nails.
b. nail varnish (United Kingdom)
Hay esmaltes que te dejan las uñas amarillentas después de quitarlos.There are nail varnishes that leave your nails yellowish when you remove them.
3. (dentistry)
a. enamel
El dentista me aconsejó no comer tantos dulces para no dañar el esmalte.The dentist advised me not to eat so much candy so the enamel wasn't damaged.
4. (art)
a. enamelwork
El museo añadió a su colección varios esmaltes de talleres persas.The museum added several enamelworks from Persian workshops to its collection.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en dentadura, cerámica)
a. enamel
2. (de uñas)
a. nail varnish o polish
3. (objeto, joya)
a. enamel
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1 (para metal, diente) enamel; (para cerámica, porcelana) glaze
esmalte de uñas nail varnish; nail polish
2 (objeto) enamelwork
3 (adorno) lustre; luster; (EEUU)
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