Example sentences for: inlaid

How can you use “inlaid” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Critics complain that Los Angeles architect Barton Myers' postmodern building, consisting of concert halls and theaters, looks like a "cineplex" (Mark Swed, the Los Angeles Times ), with interiors that verge on kitsch (examples of overkill: steel rods poking out of ceilings; floors inlaid with colored stones).

  • The surrounding area is well known for its inns and thermal baths and for its Hakone-zaiku woodcrafts with inlaid mosaic and marquetry.

  • Many cities continue to be renowned for products of their traditional crafts: Naples’ costumed hand-crafted figures for its nativity sets, Sorrento’s intarsia (inlaid wood for furniture, frames or music boxes), Volterra’s alabaster, Gubbio’s ceramics, Florence’s leathergoods, Venice’s glassware.

  • As you go in, notice the keys of St. Peter inlaid in the doorway paving.

  • The interior continues the bands of black and white marble, while elaborately inlaid marble paving  — one of the cathedral’s primary attractions, with large sections regularly covered for protection — covers the floor with 56 pictures of biblical and allegorical themes, done over two centuries by some 40 artists.


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