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pray to the enamel god

slang To vomit into a toilet, especially profusely or extensively. Doing so often requires one to kneel in front of or bend over the toilet (the "enamel god"), a position that is likened to kneeling before or bowing to a sacred idol. If Tommy doesn't stop drinking, he'll be praying to the enamel god all night. I don't think I've ever thrown up so much before. I hope I never have to pray to the enamel god again in my life.
See also: enamel, god, pray

pray to the porcelain god

slang To vomit into a toilet, especially profusely or extensively. Doing so often requires one to kneel in front of or bend over the toilet (the "porcelain god"), a position that is likened to kneeling before or bowing to a sacred idol. If Tommy doesn't stop drinking, he'll be praying to the porcelain god all night. I don't think I've ever thrown up so much before. I hope I never have to pray to the porcelain god again in my life.
See also: god, porcelain, pray
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

pray to the porcelain god

Sl. to kneel at the toilet bowl and vomit from drunkenness. Wally spent a while praying to the porcelain god last night. I think I have to go pray to the porcelain god.
See also: god, porcelain, pray
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pray to the porcelain god

and pray to the enamel god
in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (Refers to being on one’s knees [praying] in front of a porcelain toilet bowl.) Wayne was in the john, praying to the enamel god.
See also: god, porcelain, pray

pray to the enamel god

verb
See also: enamel, god, pray
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Previous attempts to regrow enamel by using a range of artificial materials such as composite resins, ceramics and amalgam failed to achieve permanent repair due to the imperfect compatibility between these artificial materials and the native enamel.
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Today all enamel pieces are still hand-produced at the Strawberry production facility, and its fine bone china is made at its facility in Stoke-on-Trent.
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Since the Romantic vogue for all things medieval in the early 19th century, these Romanesque enamels have been highly sought after by collectors.
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He sent potter Goto Saijiro Tadakiyo to Imari to master the secrets of the new blue, white and red overglaze enamel porcelains.
The prevalence of enamel defects and recurrent apthous stomatitis (RAS) was greater in celiac patients than in the control group.
Group one was a non-bleached control group with sound enamel. Group two was bleachedwith Everbrite In office tooth whitening system after specimen preparation, surface morphology was observed under SEM (scanned electron microscope) and AFM (Atomic force microscope).
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