porcelain enamel


: a fired-on opaque glassy coating on metal

Examples of porcelain enamel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s made of steel and has a durable porcelain enamel glaze. Enjanae' Taylor, Southern Living, 23 Jan. 2024 Currently 21% off in select colors, this 1.7-quart tea kettle’s porcelain enamel resists interior stains, rust, and scratches, and the non-porous material won’t absorb flavors that would potentially affect long-term taste. Stephanie Osmanski, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 Feb. 2024 The interior of the bathtub is finished with a white porcelain enamel that feels smooth to the touch. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Jan. 2024 The stoneware is microwavable and has a durable porcelain enamel glaze finish. Enjanae' Taylor, Southern Living, 23 Jan. 2024 Made from Le Creuset’s signature cast iron and colorful porcelain enamel, the Dutch oven is equipped with impressive heat conduction and retention. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 8 Nov. 2023 And in addition to its vibrant color, the porcelain enamel coating also provides nonstick, anti-chip, and fade-resistant properties (and makes the pan easy to clean!). Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 8 Nov. 2023 The lightweight carbon steel construction provides excellent heat retention while the porcelain enamel coating resists stains, scratches, and odor absorption. Carrie Honaker, Southern Living, 18 Oct. 2023 The porcelain enamel finish doesn’t transfer flavors to foods. Rennie Dyball, Peoplemag, 20 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of porcelain enamel was in 1852

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“Porcelain enamel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porcelain%20enamel. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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