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 Designed in-house, the speedboat sports a deck and superstructure crafted from lightweight carbon fiber, while the sleek hull is made of E-Glass and Vinylester resin lamination. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 3 May 2022 From the super-thin, ‘90s-era shape to the lamination effect that's all the rage, eyebrows have evolved in a big way. Andrea Navarro, Glamour, 28 Apr. 2022 Such artisanal woodworking is a centuries-old Italian tradition, yet only recently have lamination techniques advanced to allow the fabrication of tall, floor-standing cabinets using solid walnut. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 17 Dec. 2021 Even her famous eyebrows have remained largely untouched, having survived the pencil-thin trend of the early 2000s to witness the current era of bushy lamination. Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2021 The founder of Fine Art Solutions specializes in custom framing, fabrication, metal, woodworking, lamination and matting. Los Angeles Times, 9 Sep. 2021 The wearable will feature a faster processor and a new display lamination technology. Chris Hachey, BGR, 6 Sep. 2021 The screen sits closer to the cover glass thanks to a new lamination technique. Chris Smith, BGR, 3 Sep. 2021 She’s fascinated by different techniques, like Chinese lamination usually seen in the flaky scallion pancake, and how they can be used in both savory and sweet applications. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Aug. 2021 See More

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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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12 May 2022

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“Lamination.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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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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