Definition of stove enamel in English:

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stove enamel

British

noun

[mass noun]
A heatproof enamel produced by heat treatment in a stove, or a paint imitating it: [as modifier]: a white stove-enamel finish
More example sentences
  • Having worked in the paint industry for a time circa 1962, I know just enough about stove-enamels to appreciate the durability of the coating.
  • The traditional materials of pre-war cleaners - dark-coloured leatherette and polished aluminium - were replaced by brightly-coloured stove-enamel and brilliant chrome plate.
  • The filter is perfectly suitable for the separation of: epoxies, PU lacquers, aqueous lacquers, clear varnishes, primers, stains, air-drying lacquers, base coats and stove-enamels.

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective stove-enamelled)
Give (something) a stove-enamel finish.
Example sentences
  • The chair's support, frame and castors are made from die-cast aluminium, while the finish comes in either polished or stove-enamelled aluminium in a choice of black, bright silver or anthracite.

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