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inlay

inlay(
ihn
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ley
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (decoration)
a. la taracea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
After visiting Morocco, my grandmother gave me a pretty little box with a geometric inlay.Después de visitar Marruecos, mi abuela me regaló una cajita linda con una taracea geométrica.
b. la incrustación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The ring has an inlay with four diamonds and an emerald.El anillo tiene una incrustación de cuatro diamantes y una esmeralda.
2. (dentistry)
a. el empaste
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The dentist put an inlay in one of my molars.La dentista me dio un empaste en una de las muelas.
b. la tapadura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I have a gold inlay in this tooth.Tengo una tapadura de oro en este diente.
c. la emplomadura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
I've brushed my teeth better ever since the appointment when my dentist gave me four inlays.Me he cepillado los dientes mejor desde de la cita en la cual el dentista me dio cuatro emplomaduras.
d. la calza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
The dentist used a drill on the patient's tooth before putting in the inlay.El dentista usó un turno en el diente del paciente antes de poner la calza.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to decorate)
a. taracear
There is a chess board inlaid in the table.Hay una tabla de ajedrez taraceada en la mesa.
b. incrustar
The jeweler has special tools for inlaying gemstones in metal.El joyero tiene herramientas especiales para incrustar piedras en metal.
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inlay
noun
[ˈɪnleɪ] [of wood, tiles] taracea (f); [of jewels] incrustación (f);
transitive verb
[ɪnˈleɪ] inlaid (past) (with wood) taracear; embutir; (with jewels) incrustar
a sword inlaid with jewels una espada incrustada de joyas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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