laminated

[lam-uh-ney-tid]

Origin:
1660–70; laminate + -ed2

multilaminated, adjective
nonlaminated, adjective
unlaminated, adjective
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laminate

[v. lam-uh-neyt; adj., n. lam-uh-neyt, -nit]
verb (used with object), laminated, laminating.
1.
to separate or split into thin layers.
2.
to form (metal) into a thin plate, as by beating or rolling.
3.
to construct from layers of material bonded together.
4.
to cover or overlay with laminae.
verb (used without object), laminated, laminating.
5.
to split into thin layers.
adjective
6.
Also, laminous. composed of or having laminae.
noun
7.
a laminated product; lamination.

Origin:
1660–70; < Neo-Latin lāminātus. See lamina, -ate1

laminator, noun
multilaminate, adjective
nonlaminating, adjective, noun
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laminate
 
vb
1.  (tr) to make (material in sheet form) by bonding together two or more thin sheets
2.  to split or be split into thin sheets
3.  (tr) to beat, form, or press (material, esp metal) into thin sheets
4.  (tr) to cover or overlay with a thin sheet of material
 
n
5.  a material made by bonding together two or more sheets
 
adj
6.  having or composed of lamina; laminated
 
[C17: from New Latin lāminātus plated]
 
laminable
 
adj
 
'laminator
 
n

laminated (ˈlæmɪˌneɪtɪd)
 
adj
1.  composed of thin sheets (of plastic, wood, etc) superimposed and bonded together by synthetic resins, usually under heat and pressure
2.  covered with a thin protective layer of plastic or synthetic resin
3.  another word for laminate

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laminate
1660s, "to beat or roll into thin plates," from L. lamina "thin piece of metal or wood." Many modern senses are from the noun meaning "an artificial thin layer" (1939), especially a type of plastic adhesive. Related: Laminated.
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Example sentences
The dogs yelped as the yellow boat, laminated with ice, pulled into the dock.
When he had the poem printed up and laminated, it was clear that he had badly mangled my signature.
The device consists of a few layers of patterned paper, laminated for protection.
The layers of charcoal looked almost laminated in the loess and were interbedded with loess.
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