lam·​i·​na·​tion | \ ˌla-mə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce lamination (audio) \

Definition of lamination

1 : the process of laminating
2 : the state of being laminated
3 : a laminated structure
4 : lamina
5 : a defect in a coin in which a layer of metal appears to have buckled or fallen off during the striking process a lamination error

Examples of lamination in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web London chef Calum Franklin is a pie master — a commander of crust, a luminary of lamination. Janelle Bitker,, "The best cookbooks of 2020," 2 Dec. 2020 The film- and sheet-metal lamination company is located in Jacksonville, Florida, and wants to open a second location in the Midwest, according to the Polytech America website. cleveland, "Polytech America plans to bring jobs, $15M investment to plant in Canton, Ohio," 30 Oct. 2020 Lindsey also recommends the rising trend of brow lamination, which semi-permanently keeps your eyebrows shaped upward with a chemical setting lotion that can lock hairs in place for up to six weeks. Kaitlin Phillips, Vogue, "More Screen Time Is Straining Our Eyes—Here’s How One Writer Found Relief," 23 Oct. 2020 Typically, clients pay about $100 to $150 for one brow lamination session. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, "Brow Lamination is the Latest Beauty Trend to Achieve Thicker Brows—Here’s What It Is," 7 Aug. 2020 Think of it as a bready kouign amann, with a caramelized, sugary top and a flaky, buttery texture achieved through a lamination process similar to croissants. Janelle Bitker,, "Meet the brioche feuilletée, a buttery brioche-croissant pastry already stunning S.F. food lovers," 2 Oct. 2020 But recently, a more affordable, temporary treatment became available—it's called brow lamination. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, "Brow Lamination is the Latest Beauty Trend to Achieve Thicker Brows—Here’s What It Is," 7 Aug. 2020 The shell is high-density nylon and the lamination is puncture and abrasion resistant. Outdoor Life, "Must-have items for your new boat," 3 Aug. 2020 Brow lamination, also called brow sculpt or brow lift, is essentially a perm for your eyebrows. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, "I Tried Brow Lamination, and I’m Completely Obsessed," 30 July 2020

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First Known Use of lamination

circa 1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of lamination was circa 1676

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13 Dec 2020

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“Lamination.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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lam·​i·​na·​tion | \ ˌlam-ə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce lamination (audio) \

Medical Definition of lamination

: a laminated structure or arrangement

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