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laminate

verb lam·i·nate \ ˈla-mə-ˌnāt \
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of laminate

laminated; laminating
transitive verb
1 : to roll or compress into a thin plate
2 : to separate into laminae
3 a : to make (something, such as a windshield) by uniting superposed layers of one or more materials
b : to unite (layers of material) by an adhesive or other means
intransitive verb
: to divide into laminae

laminator

play \ˈla-mə-ˌnā-tər\ noun

Recent Examples of laminate from the Web

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First Known Use of laminate

1665


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laminate

adjective lam·i·nate \ ˈla-mə-nət , -ˌnāt \

Definition of laminate

1 : consisting of laminae
2 : bearing or covered with laminae

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First Known Use of laminate

1668


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laminate

noun lam·i·nate \ ˈla-mə-nət , -ˌnāt \

Definition of laminate

: a product made by laminating

Examples of laminate in a Sentence

  1. The kitchen counters are made of plastic laminate.

Recent Examples of laminate from the Web

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First Known Use of laminate

1939


LAMINATE Defined for English Language Learners

laminate

verb

Definition of laminate for English Language Learners

  • : to cover (something) with a thin layer of clear plastic for protection


laminate

noun

Definition of laminate for English Language Learners

  • : a product made by pressing together thin layers of material



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