Definitions for laminateˈlæm əˌneɪt; -ˌneɪt, -nɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lam•i•nateˈlæm əˌneɪt; -ˌneɪt, -nɪt(v.; adj., n.; adj.; n.)-nat•ed, -nat•ing

  1. (v.t.)to separate or split into thin layers.

  2. to form (metal) into a thin plate, as by beating or rolling.

    Category: Metallurgy

  3. to construct from layers of material bonded together.

    Category: Building Trades

  4. to cover or overlay with laminae.

    Category: Building Trades

  5. (v.i.)to split into thin layers.

    Category: Building Trades

  6. (adj.)composed of or having laminae.

  7. (n.)a laminated product; lamination.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of laminate:

1660–70; < NL

lam′i•na`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laminate(verb)

    a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers

  2. laminate(verb)

    create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material

  3. laminate(verb)

    press or beat (metals) into thin sheets

  4. laminate(verb)

    cover with a thin sheet of non-fabric material

    "laminate the table"

  5. laminate(verb)

    split (wood) into thin sheets

Wiktionary

  1. laminate(Noun)

    Material formed of thin sheets glued together.

  2. laminate(Verb)

    To assemble from thin sheets glued together.

  3. laminate(Verb)

    To cover something flat, usually paper, in adhesive protective plastic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laminate(adj)

    consisting of, or covered with, laminae, or thin plates, scales, or layers, one over another; laminated

  2. Laminate(verb)

    to cause to separate into thin plates or layers; to divide into thin plates

  3. Laminate(verb)

    to form, as metal, into a thin plate, as by rolling

  4. Laminate(verb)

    to separate into laminae

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