porcelain enamel

noun

Definition of porcelain enamel

: a fired-on opaque glassy coating on metal

Examples of porcelain enamel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The durable coal-burning appliance is designed with a high-quality porcelain enamel coating inside a 30-gallon steel drum. Adria Greenhauff, Southern Living, 14 Apr. 2021 The cast iron is coated in a porcelain enamel, which is heat tolerant and leak-proof up to 500°F. Daria Smith, Southern Living, 3 Mar. 2021 Coated with porcelain enamel for even heat distribution and designed to be easy to clean, this charcoal grill was a reviewer favorite for its longevity and great accessories. Madison Durham, USA TODAY, 11 Nov. 2020 The large handles and a heat-tolerant porcelain enamel interior make this a welcome pot in any kitchen. Popular Science, 24 Mar. 2020 Bolstered by their porcelain enamel interior, these pieces are exquisite to look at and finished in rich colors that can complement your décor but also look great on a dinner table or countertop, making them nicer to serve with. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, 11 Feb. 2020 Plus, the porcelain enamel means that these oven- and broiler-safe pieces are also completely dishwasher safe, which is remarkable. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, 11 Feb. 2020 Unfortunately, no other sinks in stainless steel or porcelain enamel match the measurements of my sink cutout in the granite. Boston.com Real Estate, 25 Sep. 2019 But could the porcelain enamel panels still exist, in storage, somewhere? Jeff Huebner, Chicago Reader, 24 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of porcelain enamel

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Porcelain enamel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porcelain%20enamel. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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