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delaminate

[dee-lam-uh-neyt] /diˈlæm əˌneɪt/
verb (used without object), delaminated, delaminating.
1.
to split into laminae or thin layers.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; de- + laminate
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Examples from the web for delaminate
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for delaminate

delaminate

/diːˈlæmɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
to divide or cause to divide into thin layers
Derived Forms
delamination, noun
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