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 Along with a laminated printout of Ray’s story, there’s a handwritten page from Krans, addressed to Ray. Sarah Scoles, Popular Science, "A CIA spyplane crashed outside Area 51 a half-century ago. This explorer found it.," 5 Jan. 2021 The Aztecs might have made basketball work in a league full of gyms with laminated wooden bleachers, re-inventing themselves and continuing their ascent as a mid-major power. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, "3 thoughts: SDSU 74, Saint Mary’s 49 ... ‘Bus league’ memories, Gomez gets going, Mensah’s D," 23 Dec. 2020 Each player gets a cute and colorful laminated guide that helps them remember how to move the pieces, making for a more fun and lighthearted approach to the game. Janelle Randazza, USA TODAY, "26 popular chess sets for people obsessed with The Queen's Gambit," 2 Dec. 2020 People without symptoms, or with mild ones, are directed for tests to an auditorium down the street, where they are seated before tables with laminated instructions, tissues, a swab and a vial. Amy Goldstein, Anchorage Daily News, "Smallest health providers face biggest problem finding protective gear," 23 Nov. 2020 Mirabor Ofugara sat cross-legged on the floor of her Montessori classroom, considering a laminated card with a chocolate chip cookie on it. Emily Donaldson, Dallas News, "How a hands-on, student-led schooling model translated into the virtual learning environment," 26 Nov. 2020 This was also the last time Sony would do anything that receded into the small space of a laminated pressboard TV stand at launch. Dia Lacina, Wired, "The Evolution of Game Console Design—and American Gamers," 5 Nov. 2020 That project, which is being constructed with an unusual technique known as mass timber or cross-laminated timber, is scheduled for completion in summer of 2022. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Large downtown Milwaukee development site sold to group that includes developer of Wauwatosa apartment tower," 28 Oct. 2020 Featuring steel-tube frames with laminated and layered wood surfaces, the planes were equipped with tricycle landing gear. David Kindy, Smithsonian Magazine, "Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction With Horten’s All-Wing Aircraft Design," 21 Oct. 2020

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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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11 Jan 2021

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“Laminated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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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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