delaminate

[dee-lam-uh-neyt]
verb (used without object), delaminated, delaminating.
to split into laminae or thin layers.

Origin:
1875–80; de- + laminate

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delaminate (diːˈlæmɪˌneɪt)
 
vb
to divide or cause to divide into thin layers
 
delami'nation
 
n

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Example sentences
Plywood can delaminate and wood door and window frames may swell and become unstable.
The panels must be glued, pressed, and cured properly to ensure that they don't delaminate.
It is heat resistant and impervious to water, liquids, and will not delaminate.
Epoxies tended to place sufficient stress on the existing system to cause the original primer to delaminate.
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