delamination

noun
de·lam·i·na·tion | \(ˌ)dē-ˌla-mə-ˈnā-shən \

Definition of delamination 

: separation into constituent layers

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delaminate \(ˌ)dē-ˈla-mə-ˌnāt \ intransitive verb

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Instead, players have turned to maple for reasons that range from audible satisfaction to Barry Bonds’ example to delamination. Frank Fitzpatrick, Philly.com, "Ashes of an industry: A Pennsylvania tradition is dying, one baseball bat at a time," 14 June 2018

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1877, in the meaning defined above

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delamination

noun
de·lam·i·na·tion | \(ˌ)dē-ˌlam-ə-ˈnā-shən \

Medical Definition of delamination 

1 : separation into constituent layers

2 : gastrulation in which the endoderm is split off as a layer from the inner surface of the blastoderm and the archenteron is represented by the space between this endoderm and the yolk mass

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