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

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If the chip goes all the way through the top lamination, any moisture that gets that deep can delaminate the glass from the center membrane. Mike Allen, Popular Mechanics, "How to Repair Your Cracked Windshield," 9 Jan. 2018 The lamination prevents a toothlike mechanism from shredding the bill on the way out. Vic Ryckaert, Indianapolis Star, "Police say they know the identity of thief who uses bill on a string to rip off car washes," 24 Apr. 2018 The mud laminations, called varves, look like tree rings. Nathaniel Wilder, Smithsonian, "A Daring Journey Into the Big Unknown of America’s Largest National Park," 18 Apr. 2018 Even better, the shards of glass from the inner lamination wind up stuck to the membrane, keeping them from spalling away from the windshield at a high velocity, causing great havoc. Mike Allen, Popular Mechanics, "How to Repair Your Cracked Windshield," 9 Jan. 2018 Eggshell-white urethane-foam models—scanned to help create the patterns for the wood layers used in stack lamination—line shelves and lie scattered across worktables. Mark Rozzo, Esquire, "Form Follows Freedom," 24 Oct. 2017 Influenced by the Art Deco master Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann, along with New Wave and Memphis, Castle banished the stack-lamination process and took up traditional joinery. Mark Rozzo, Esquire, "Form Follows Freedom," 24 Oct. 2017 Claire's technique was influenced by Pies-n-Thighs' biscuit recipe and the stacking faux-lamination from pastry chef Kierin Baldwin's pie crust recipe from The Dutch. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "These Buttermilk Biscuits Finally Made Me Feel Like a Baker," 17 Oct. 2017 But kubaneh illustrates how lamination was mastered in variations, all over the world, hundreds of years before the croissant impressed people at the 1889 Paris World’s Fair. Tejal Rao, New York Times, "Before Croissants, There Was Kubaneh, a Jewish Yemeni Delight," 22 June 2017

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First Known Use of lamination

circa 1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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