Definition of Inlays
1. Noun. (plural of inlay) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of inlay) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Inlays
1. inlay [v] - See also: inlay
Medical Definition of Inlays
1. Restorations of metal, porcelain, or plastic made to fit a cavity preparation, then cemented into the tooth. Onlays are restorations which fit into cavity preparations and overlay the occlusal surface of a tooth or teeth. Onlays are retained by frictional or mechanical factors. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Inlays
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Secrets in Stone: Yokes, Hachas and Palmas from Southern Mesoamerica by Edwin M. Shook, Elayne Marquis (1996)
"inlays: inlays of various materials were used to adorn and animate hachas. Extant examples provide evidence for the use of pyrite, bird bone or shell inlays ..."
2. A Practical Treatise on Artificial Crown-, Bridge-, and Porcelain-work by George Evans (1920)
"The first operations in porcelain inlays or fillings consisted in shaping ... These inlays were cut from porcelain teeth, which were selected to match the ..."
3. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1899)
"Porcelain inlays as made by Dr. Jenkins of Dresden. BY EDWIN T. DARBY, MD, ... I doubt not that many of you have tried the glass inlays and found them so ..."
4. The Arts in Early England by Gerard Baldwin Brown (1915)
"245) of V character, and also on the Kentish square headed brooches in their various stages of development. We find such inlays on the ..."
5. Vasari on Technique: Being the Introduction to the Three Arts of Design by Giorgio Vasari (1907)
"Metal inlays. IN imitation of the ancients, the moderns have revived a species of inlaying in metals, with sunk designs in gold or silver, making surfaces ..."
6. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1900)
"The latest methods of making porcelain inlays, and undoubtedly the best and ... Dr. Jenkins was led to experiment in the making of inlays by the desire of ..."
7. Dominion Dental Journal (1906)
"Why are combination gold and porcelain inlays indicated in these conditions? Because they combine the maximum of strength with approximately the maximum of ..."