- formed of or set in thin layers or laminae.
- constructed of layers of material bonded together: laminated wood.
Origin of laminated
- to separate or split into thin layers.
- to form (metal) into a thin plate, as by beating or rolling.
- to construct from layers of material bonded together.
- to cover or overlay with laminae.
- to split into thin layers.
- Also laminous. composed of or having laminae.
Origin of laminate
Examples from the Web for laminated
Mandatory seat belts, laminated windshield glass, collapsible steering wheels and air bags followed.Citizen Nader Is Still on the Case
May 14, 2014
He even carried a laminated card in his breast pocket, with the names of his clients on it.Hollywood Mourns Agent Ed Limato
July 4, 2010
The cuisses are laminated, and reach to about the middle of the thigh.Spanish Arms and Armour
Albert F. Calvert
“Reputed” laminated steel barrels have been burst, but no real one ever.Gunnery in 1858
He handed them laminated plastic badges with their names and pictures.The Scarlet Lake Mystery
Harold Leland Goodwin
Some shew a flaky or laminated structure; others are concretionary.
Shale is a more or less indurated fissile or laminated clay.
- composed of thin sheets (of plastic, wood, etc) superimposed and bonded together by synthetic resins, usually under heat and pressure
- covered with a thin protective layer of plastic or synthetic resin
- another word for laminate (def. 6)
- (tr) to make (material in sheet form) by bonding together two or more thin sheets
- to split or be split into thin sheets
- (tr) to beat, form, or press (material, esp metal) into thin sheets
- (tr) to cover or overlay with a thin sheet of material
- a material made by bonding together two or more sheets
- having or composed of lamina; laminated
Word Origin and History for laminated
1660s, "to beat or roll into thin plates," from Latin lamina "thin piece of metal or wood, thin slice, plate, leaf, layer," of unknown origin. Many modern senses are from the noun meaning "an artificial thin layer" (1939), especially a type of plastic adhesive. Related: Laminated; laminating.