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inlay

US [ˈɪnˌleɪ]
UK [ˈɪnleɪ]
  • v.镶嵌;把(图案等)嵌入
  • n.镶嵌艺术;镶嵌装饰(或图案);镶嵌材料
  • Web嵌体;镶入;嵌镶
Past Tense:inlaid  Present Participle:inlaying  Plural Form:inlays  
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v.
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~ A (with B).~ B (in/into A)
镶嵌;把(图案等)嵌入to decorate the surface of sth by putting pieces of wood or metal into it in such a way that the surface remains smooth
The lid of the box had been inlaid with silver.
盒盖上镶嵌着银饰。
n.
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镶嵌艺术;镶嵌装饰(或图案);镶嵌材料a design or pattern on a surface made by setting wood or metal into it; the material that this design is made of
The table was decorated with gold inlay.
桌子装饰着黄金镶嵌的图案。

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