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[lam-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌlæm əˈneɪ ʃən/

act or process of ; the state of being .
structure; arrangement in thin layers.
a lamina.
the act of laminating or the state of being laminated
a layered structure
a layer; lamina
one of a set of iron plates forming the core of an electrical transformer
(geology) laminar stratification, typically shown by shales

“any layer of laminated substance,” 1670s, noun of state from laminate. Meaning “process of manufacturing laminated products” is from 1945.


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