What does laminate mean?

Definitions for laminateˈlæm əˌneɪt; -ˌneɪt, -nɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word laminate.

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


  1. Laminate(v. t.)

    To form by uniting two or more layers (in sheet form) of a material, so that the layers are bonded tightly; as, plywood has at least three laminated layers.

  2. Laminate(v. t.)

    To unite (layers in sheet form) by bonding, so as to create a single object with multiple layers; -- used with the material in sheet form as the object; as, to laminate plywood.

  3. Origin: [See Lamina.]


  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

  5. Origin: [See Lamina.]

Anagrams for laminate »

  1. antimale, Lamanite


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laminate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laminate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lumber Liquidators:

    60 Minutes out of the 31 samples of Chinese-made laminate flooring, only one was compliant with formaldehyde emissions standards. Some were more than 13x over the California limit.

  2. Whitney Tilson:

    In the past week, I've received information that leads me to believe that senior management of Lumber Liquidators wasn't aware that the company was selling Chinese-made laminate that had high levels of formaldehyde.

  3. Lumber Liquidators:

    We've strengthened our quality assurance procedures, launched the largest voluntary testing program in our nation's history and, in May 2015, voluntarily suspended the sale of all laminate flooring sourced from China.

Images & Illustrations of laminate

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