act or process of laminating; the state of being laminated.
laminated structure; arrangement in thin layers.
a lamina.

1670–80; laminate + -ion Unabridged
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lamination (ˌlæmɪˈneɪʃən)
1.  the act of laminating or the state of being laminated
2.  a layered structure
3.  a layer; lamina
4.  one of a set of iron plates forming the core of an electrical transformer
5.  geology laminar stratification, typically shown by shales

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Word Origin & History

"any layer of laminated substance," 1858; "process of manufacturing laminated products," 1945; from laminate.
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in technology, the process of building up successive layers of a substance, such as wood or textiles, and bonding them with resin to form a finished product. Laminated board, for example, consists of thin layers of wood bonded together; similarly, laminated fabric consists of two or more layers of cloth joined together with an adhesive, or a layer of fabric bonded to a plastic sheet. See also veneer; wood: Veneer and Plywood and laminated wood.

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Instead of pricey lamination for each page, enclose a spew shield in the packet.
The business center provides additional services such as computer rental,
  lamination, and faxing and photocopying.
Tape it to your wall, and maybe give it some lamination.
There's a positive preference at work as well: for fluidity over stability, for
  dynamism over lamination.
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