lam·​i·​nar | \ ˈla-mə-nər How to pronounce laminar (audio) \

Definition of laminar

: arranged in, consisting of, or resembling laminae

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NASA traced the problem back to the aileron rudder interconnect and laminar air flow. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Watch This F-14 Tomcat Spin Out of Control," 15 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of laminar

1811, in the meaning defined above

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lam·​i·​nar | \ ˈlam-ə-nər How to pronounce laminar (audio) \

Medical Definition of laminar

: arranged in, consisting of, or resembling laminae

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