porcelain enamel

noun

Definition of porcelain enamel

: a fired-on opaque glassy coating on metal

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Recent Examples on the Web The large handles and a heat-tolerant porcelain enamel interior make this a welcome pot in any kitchen. Popular Science, "Well-designed dutch ovens for cooking the best meals of your life," 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, "You can get Cuisinart cast iron for a great low price—for now," 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, "You can get Cuisinart cast iron for a great low price—for now," 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, "Ask the Carpenter: Tips for installing a paver walkway and patio," 25 Sep. 2019 But could the porcelain enamel panels still exist, in storage, somewhere? Jeff Huebner, Chicago Reader, "What ever happened to the King Memorial Mural at 43rd and Langley?," 24 Apr. 2018 The transit agency, after consulting with victims’ families, commissioned designer John Laursen to create the plaque of porcelain enamel and steel. OregonLive.com, "Artist selected to create MAX stabbing memorial at Hollywood Transit Center," 1 Feb. 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 30 Sep. 2020.

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