Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[verb lam-uh-neyt; adjective, noun lam-uh-neyt, -nit] /verb ˈlæm əˌneɪt; adjective, noun ˈlæm əˌneɪt, -nɪt/

verb (used with object), laminated, laminating.
to separate or split into thin layers.
to form (metal) into a thin plate, as by beating or rolling.
to construct from layers of material bonded together.
to cover or overlay with .
verb (used without object), laminated, laminating.
to split into thin layers.
Also, laminous. composed of or having laminae.
a product; .
verb (ˈlæmɪˌneɪt)
(transitive) to make (material in sheet form) by bonding together two or more thin sheets
to split or be split into thin sheets
(transitive) to beat, form, or press (material, esp metal) into thin sheets
(transitive) to cover or overlay with a thin sheet of material
noun (ˈlæmɪˌneɪt; -nɪt)
a material made by bonding together two or more sheets
adjective (ˈlæmɪˌneɪt; -nɪt)
having or composed of lamina; laminated

1660s, “to beat or roll into thin plates,” from Latin lamina “thin piece of metal or wood, thin slice, plate, leaf, layer,” of unknown origin. Many modern senses are from the noun meaning “an artificial thin layer” (1939), especially a type of plastic adhesive. Related: Laminated; laminating.


Read Also:

  • Laminectomy

    [lam-uh-nek-tuh-mee] /ˌlæm əˈnɛk tə mi/ noun, plural laminectomies. 1. the surgical removal of part of the posterior arch of a vertebra to provide access to the spinal canal, as for the excision of a ruptured disk. /ˌlæmɪˈnɛktəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical incision into the backbone to gain access to the spinal cord Also called […]

  • Lamington

    /ˈlæmɪŋtən/ noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a cube of sponge cake coated in chocolate and dried coconut

  • Laminitis

    [lam-uh-nahy-tis] /ˌlæm əˈnaɪ tɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. inflammation of sensitive in the hoof of a horse, caused by stressful events, as trauma, infection, or parturition. /ˌlæmɪˈnaɪtɪs/ noun 1. inflammation of the laminated tissue structure to which the hoof is attached, esp in horses and cattle Also called founder laminitis lam·i·ni·tis (lām’ə-nī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of […]

  • Lamino-

    1. a combining form representing laminal, in compound words.

Disclaimer: Laminator definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.