lam·​i·​nat·​ed | \ ˈla-mə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce laminated (audio) \

Definition of laminated

2a : composed of layers of firmly united material
b : made by bonding or impregnating superposed layers (as of paper, wood, or fabric) with resin and compressing under heat

Examples of laminated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web High-wear areas like corners use the brand’s heavier-duty Bi-Tech Armor, a beefed-up laminated polyester. Bryan Rogala, Outside Online, "Why I've Used an Eagle Creek Suitcase for 12 Years," 6 Nov. 2019 Pedestrians and bicyclists in Ås, Norway, use the Da Vinci Bridge to cross the city's E-18 highway, a laminated-wood structure based on an early 16th-century sketch by Leonardo da Vinci. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Testing Leonardo da Vinci’s bridge: His design was stable, study finds," 16 Oct. 2019 He might be inspired by a laminated floral tablecloth, say. Vogue, "8 Ways Demna Gvasalia Disrupted Fashion at Vetements—Not Least of All By Walking Away," 16 Sep. 2019 So teachers wear cords around their necks with little laminated pictures giving basic instructions. Catherine Porter, New York Times, "1 Neighborhood. 24 Kindergarten Classes. 40 Languages. (Some Miming Helps.)," 29 June 2018 The laminated dough will rest in between each fold and will be repeated three times. Kristen Massad, Dallas News, "What to bake this weekend: Morning buns with cinnamon, sugar and lots of butter," 26 July 2019 People who sign up for the database will be given a laminated card and a sticker to identify their household as a resident with autism. Johnny Diaz,, "Margate police join Autism outreach program," 23 July 2019 The laminated cards attached to scooters do not specify that The 606 is off-limits. Mary Wisniewski,, "Lots of rides but broken rules: Chicago’s scooter pilot gets off to a rough start," 27 June 2019 Everyone who attended received laminated cards explaining correct pronoun usage. Emily Flitter, New York Times, "Being Transgender at Goldman Sachs," 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of laminated

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of laminated was in 1665

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English Language Learners Definition of laminated

: made by pressing together thin layers of material
: covered with a thin layer of clear plastic for protection


lam·​i·​nat·​ed | \ ˈla-mə-ˌnā-təd\

Kids Definition of laminated

: made of thin layers of material firmly joined together laminated wood


lam·​i·​nat·​ed | \ ˈlam-ə-ˌnāt-əd How to pronounce laminated (audio) \

Medical Definition of laminated

: composed or arranged in layers or laminae laminated membranes

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