delaminate

[ dee-lam-uh-neyt ]
/ diˈlæm əˌneɪt /

verb (used without object), de·lam·i·nat·ed, de·lam·i·nat·ing.

to split into laminae or thin layers.

Nearby words

  1. delacroix, eugène,
  2. delagoa bay,
  3. delaine,
  4. delaine merino,
  5. delamater,
  6. delamination,
  7. deland,
  8. delaney,
  9. delaney amendment,
  10. delaney, shelagh

Origin of delaminate

First recorded in 1875–80; de- + laminate

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British Dictionary definitions for delaminate

delaminate

/ (diːˈlæmɪˌneɪt) /

verb

to divide or cause to divide into thin layers
Derived Formsdelamination, noun

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