Un inlaid


[in-leyd, in-leyd]
set into the surface of something: an inlaid design on a chest.
decorated or made with a design set into the surface: an inlaid table.

1590–1600; past participle of inlay

uninlaid, adjective
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inlaid (ˈɪnˌleɪd, ɪnˈleɪd)
1.  set in the surface, as a design in wood
2.  having such a design or inlay: an inlaid table

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Word Origin & History

1598, from in + laid, pp. of lay. The verb inlay is recorded from 1596.
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Medical Dictionary

inlay in·lay (ĭn'lā', ĭn-lā')

  1. A solid filling, as of gold or porcelain, fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.

  2. A graft of bone, skin, or other tissue.

  3. An orthomechanical device inserted into a shoe.

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