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laminate

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verb lam·i·nate \ˈla-mə-ˌnāt\

Definition of laminate

laminated

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laminating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to roll or compress into a thin plate

  3. 2 :  to separate into laminae

  4. 3a :  to make (something, such as a windshield) by uniting superposed layers of one or more materialsb :  to unite (layers of material) by an adhesive or other means

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to divide into laminae

laminator

play \ˈla-mə-ˌnā-tər\ noun

1665

First Known Use of laminate

1665


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laminate

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adjective lam·i·nate \ˈla-mə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Definition of laminate

  1. 1 :  consisting of laminae

  2. 2 :  bearing or covered with laminae

1668

First Known Use of laminate

1668


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laminate

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noun lam·i·nate \ˈla-mə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Definition of laminate

  1. :  a product made by laminating

Examples of laminate in a sentence

  1. The kitchen counters are made of plastic laminate.

1939

First Known Use of laminate

1939


LAMINATE Defined for English Language Learners

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laminate

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verb lam·i·nate \ˈla-mə-ˌnāt\

Definition of laminate for English Language Learners

  • : to cover (something) with a thin layer of clear plastic for protection


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laminate

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noun lam·i·nate \ˈla-mə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Definition of laminate for English Language Learners

  • : a product made by pressing together thin layers of material



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