porcelain enamel

noun

Definition of porcelain enamel 

: a fired-on opaque glassy coating on metal

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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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