lamination

noun
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 The lamination process, whereby dough and butter are pressed into a dozen or more layers, came later, but a modern croissant would be unrecognizable without it. Michael Russell, oregonlive, "Portland’s best croissants, ranked," 13 Nov. 2019 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," 27 June 2019 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," 27 June 2019 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," 27 June 2019 Employees work on the first layer of lamination for a boat at the Formula factory. John D. Stoll, WSJ, "Boatbuilder’s Million-Dollar Problem: No One Wants to Eat the Tariff," 28 June 2019 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," 27 June 2019 Robert is internationally known for his woodworking, silver-smiting and inlay and lamination work. Anchorage Daily News, "Here is what you can expect for First Friday this week," 6 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of lamination

circa 1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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lamination

noun
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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