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[dee-lam-uh-neyt] /diˈlæm əˌneɪt/
verb (used without object), delaminated, delaminating.
to split into laminae or thin layers.
Origin of delaminate
1875-80; de- + laminate Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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


to divide or cause to divide into thin layers
Derived Forms
delamination, noun
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