inlay

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in- +‎ lay.

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Noun[edit]

inlay (plural inlays)

  1. The material placed within a different material in the form of a decoration.
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Verb[edit]

inlay (third-person singular simple present inlays, present participle inlaying, simple past and past participle inlaid)

  1. To place pieces of a foreign material within another material to form a decorative design.
  2. (dentistry) To fill a tooth.

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