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Formica

[fawr-mahy-kuh] /fɔrˈmaɪ kə/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of thermosetting plastic, usually used in transparent or printed sheets as a chemicalproof and heatproof covering for furniture, wall panels, etc.
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Formica

/fɔːˈmaɪkə/
noun
1.
trademark any of various laminated plastic sheets, containing melamine, used esp for heat-resistant surfaces that can be easily cleaned
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Word Origin and History for Formica
Formica
1946, proprietary name (1922), from the original manufacturer, Formica Insulation Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio.
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