laminar

adjective

lam·​i·​nar ˈla-mə-nər How to pronounce laminar (audio)
: arranged in, consisting of, or resembling laminae

Examples of laminar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web NASA traced the problem back to the aileron rudder interconnect and laminar air flow. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 15 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of laminar was in 1811

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“Laminar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laminar. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

laminar

adjective
lam·​i·​nar ˈlam-ə-nər How to pronounce laminar (audio)
: arranged in, consisting of, or resembling laminae
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