laminar

adjective

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

Example Sentences

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 7 Dec. 2022.

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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